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Galapagos Islands 2010 The main feature of the Galapagos Islands is its wonderful nature. More than 90% of the archipelago is a protected area. The tourists can move around its territory only with a guide. This miraculous natural area hides a lot of interesting secrets and not so many travelers know them. Literally everyone knows that penguins dwell in Antarctica but only a few know that the only exception to the rule is a Galapagos penguin.
1. Despite the fact that the climate in the islands is quite hot, it is easily endured. It most often rains in the period from December to April. Despite this, the weather is the hottest at … Open
It has surprisingly adapted to an untypical hot climate. Galapagos penguins are the northern representatives of their type in the world. Nowadays, a habitat of this rare penguin is Fernandina and Isabela Islands. In total, there are about 2 000 individuals. Galapagos penguins are not the only symbol of the archipelago. One of the most famous and interesting symbols here is Lonesome George.
This is the last representative of Galapagos giant tortoises. In the 17th century, these amazing animals were some of the main dwellers on the island. Giant tortoises had become main preys of the natives since the first days of their existence on the island. Over several hundred years, this unique type has been almost exterminated, so Lonesome George is a unique natural attraction today. Copyright
The Galapagos Islands are a picturesque sunny paradise that impresses tourists with nature attractions and clean sandy beaches. The weather here is hot and sunny all year round, so there are … Open
As you can guess, Galapagos tortoises are really giant. Their shell may weigh 400 kg. Galapagos tortoises are distinguished not only by their impressive size, but also long life. They can live till 200 years. Scientists estimate that Lonesome George is less than 90 years old. Different species of tortoises dwelling on the islands are a main symbol of the archipelago. It has gained its name exactly after these animals, as «galapago» is translated as “tortoise” from Spanish.
Galapagos Marine Iguana, North Seymour Island The Galapagos Islands are some of the most fascinating corners of our planet, the acquaintance with mysteries of which will bring you a lot of emotions. The islands have a lot of unique and even unexplainable features that puzzle even scientists. Every year, the archipelago is visited by over 20 thousands inquisitive travelers wanting to open the veil of secrecy and admire the magnificent nature.
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Galapagos. Learn the best periods to visit Galapagos to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Galapagos. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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