Why do we care about World Animal Day in the Galapagos? It’s so easy to get caught up in our daily lives that we tend to forget where we come from. We are not alone on this planet Earth, as we sometimes think we are; and we do not own it even though we might act like we do. We share this planet with many other species besides our own, and we need only look around us to realize how uneven the balance of life is.
Our species evolved until we became the top predator in the food chain, which [...]
Turtles swim past languidly. A ray is camouflaged against the soft sandy bottom. Reef sharks whizz by, not far from your flippers. The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s greatest snorkeling destinations, where legends of the ocean can be spotted close to the surface. And you don’t need to be an expert to enjoy snorkeling, either. Warm and shallow waters make the Galapagos an ideal destination for both beginner and experienced snorkelers.1. What You’ll See When Snorkeling in the Galapagos
At San Cristobal Airport (SCY), after the Galapagos National Park control, proceed to collect your checked luggage. Please note that if your hand luggage was taken by the airline staff (either in Quito or Guayaquil, because it was too big) this is the time to retrieve it using the claim stub provided by the airlines. Before exiting the terminal, your hand luggage will be checked by authorities to ensure there are no prohibited products such as seeds, etc. The authorities will also register your arrival and ask you for the Sworn [...]