7 Best College Towns For Retirement; International Living

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A Giant Galapagos Tortoise Once Thought Extinct Reappears After a Century; Stefan Andrews; Vintage News

A giant tortoise species native to one of the Galapagos Islands and previously thought extinct, has reappeared after more than a century. The missing…

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Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island; AP

A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos island of Fernandina.

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Best Hostels in Quito, Ecuador – Backpacker’s Guide; Dorothee Gomez; Hostelworld

How to find the best hostels in Quito? We’ve listed fifteen favourites, based on backpacker reviews. Check the photos and highlights and take your pick!

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Galapagos Tourism Increased 14 Percent in 2018; Mia Taylor; Travel Pulse

Over the past three decades, tourism in the Galapagos Islands has grown at an annual rate of about 6.71 percent.

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Cuenca, Ecuador: Retiring, Cost of Living and Lifestyle Info 2018; International Living

Cuenca, Ecuador… Full information on retiring, cost of living and real estate options for US citizens. Cuenca, Ecuador’s third-largest city.

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Darwin’s iguanas help Galapagos restoration; EuroNews

As part of an ambitious restoration project, an ancient species of land iguana returned to Santiago Island after 200 years.

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Iguanas reintroduced to Santiago Island in Galapagos; Daily Sun

A group of more than 1,400 iguanas have been reintroduced to an Ecuadoran island in the Galapagos archipelago around two centuries after they disappeared from there, authorities said on Monday.   The Galapagos land iguanas from North Seymour Island were freed onto Santiago Island as part of an…

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6 Cheap Trips You Can Take in South America; Dhinesh Manuel; Miles Away Travel Blog

You may have snagged cheap flights to South America, but the thought of exploring many of its wonderful and intriguing cities can still seem financially daunting. This list can save the day!

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The Many Benefits of Living in Cuenca, Ecuador; Donna Stiteler; International Living

The perfect weather, the friendly people, low costs, bargain real estate…there are so many benefits, and so much to love about Ecuador.

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