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Bizarre Galapagos History Facts

Bizarre Galapagos History Facts | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Unsolved murders, pirates, Utopian societies, and a lot of quince paste. Learn the oddest chapters of Galapagos history before you make your trip.
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Information about the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador and South America
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A Rare Look at the Wildlife of the Galapagos

A Rare Look at the Wildlife of the Galapagos | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Filmmaker Richard Sidey documents the strange, wonderful wildlife living on the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
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10+ Rare Photos Of Frida Kahlo During The Last Years Of Her Life To Celebrate Her 110th Birthday

10+ Rare Photos Of Frida Kahlo During The Last Years Of Her Life To Celebrate Her 110th Birthday | Galapagos | Scoop.it
On this very day in 1907, modern art icon Frida Kahlo was born in a borough of Mexico City. Though she only lived to be 47 years old, she left behind a legacy
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Watch: How an Ecuadoran birdwatcher is contributing to one of the world’s largest conservation databases | Ensia

Watch: How an Ecuadoran birdwatcher is contributing to one of the world’s largest conservation databases | Ensia | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Do you ever stop to marvel at the birds flying around your neighborhood or sitting on a tree branch in your local park? You’re not alone.
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Sacred And Mysterious Lake Titicaca Still Holds Many Ancient Secrets | Ancient Pages

Sacred And Mysterious Lake Titicaca Still Holds Many Ancient Secrets | Ancient Pages | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Located in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru, Lake Titicaca is not only a beautiful spot on this planet, but also a place shrouded in a veil of mystery. How did the Inca know the shape the lake as seen from the air? What precious ancient treasures are hidden at the bottom of the lake? Why is Lake Titicaca so sacred?
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Marine Iguanas, Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Marine Iguanas, Amblyrhynchus cristatus | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Find out what's known about Marine Iguanas, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Reptilia, Squamata, Iguanidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors, life history, ecology, reproduction, and conservation status.
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The importance of Opuntia - Galapagos Conservation Trust

The importance of Opuntia - Galapagos Conservation Trust | Galapagos | Scoop.it
The six species of Opuntia found in Galapagos are the main sources of food for animals occupying areas of lowland and arid areas.
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Bodies in Urns Among Artifacts Found in 1,000-Year Old Cemetery

Bodies in Urns Among Artifacts Found in 1,000-Year Old Cemetery | Galapagos | Scoop.it
During construction of a new baseball stadium in the capital city of Nicaragua, workers were shocked to unearth the 1,000-year-old remains.
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What To Read Before Your Galápagos Vacation

What To Read Before Your Galápagos Vacation | Galapagos | Scoop.it
If you are going to the Ecuadorean archipelago — or need to be convinced — read these books.
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Public Ferry Boat Schedules in the Galapagos Islands | Galakiwi

Public Ferry Boat Schedules in the Galapagos Islands | Galakiwi | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Knowing when, and how, to transfer between islands on an inter-island ferry in the Galapagos Islands is a bit of a challenge. There is no official schedule, as
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Federal investment in Cuenca and Azuay Province plummet, as major infrastructure projects near completion | CuencaHighLife

Federal investment in Cuenca and Azuay Province plummet, as major infrastructure projects near completion | CuencaHighLife | Galapagos | Scoop.it
Although evidence that Ecuador’s economy is in recession may not be visible to the casual observer, a review of government investment over the last four years paints a dramatic picture. Nationwide, federal and local government  … Read more
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