In Darwin's Footsteps

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Teresa and I are thrilled to be returning to the Galapagos Islands this summer, and it is almost impossible to conjur a Galapagos ecotour without reflecting on the work of Charles Darwin. We all know that Darwin’s exploration of these unique islands gave rise to his theories of evolution and natural selection as outlined in his seminal work ‘On the Origin of Species.’ Here are a few more aspects of this fateful expedition you may or may not already know…


Up Close and Personal

Friday, February 12, 2016

Many wildlife enthusiasts include The Galapagos Islands on their bucket list for numerous good reasons; to see one-of-a-kind species endemic to the archipelago, to visit the birthplace of Charles Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of natural selection, and to experience the sheer diversity created by the islands’ isolation from one another and different ecological zones. But what may or may not come as a delightful surprise to the first-time visitor is how unfazed and unafraid the Galapagos wildlife is by our human presence.

M.Y. Majestic, Galapagos

Galapagos: The Land of Darwin