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.

Source: Darwin’s iguanas help Galapagos restoration

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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!

Source: 6 Cheap Trips You Can Take in South America | Miles Away Travel Blog

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.

Source: The Many Benefits of Living in Cuenca, Ecuador – International Living

How mapping the Galápagos could create more sustainable cities; Jack Wang; Phys.org

The Galápagos Islands remain one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet—with tortoises, finches and iguanas dotting just 3,000 square miles of land.

Source: How mapping the Galápagos could create more sustainable cities

Traveling Divers 2019 Bucket List; Jenny Collister; Sport Diver

What’s on your bucket list? Do you want dive surrounded by soft corals while you watch Mantas doing a dance? Scour the black sand bottom to find crazy critters? Ride the current beside coral reefs with schools of fish gliding beside you? How about look up and seeing hundreds of schooling hammerheads then a whale shark?

Source: Traveling Divers 2019 Bucket List

40th anniversary celebration of Quito and Galápagos as World Heritage; Unesco

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Stand in two hemispheres at the Center of the World in Quito; Mira Temkin; Splash Magazine

The 500-year old capital of Ecuador, Quito is located in the western part of South America, surrounded by the majestic Andes Mountains and located some 9000 feet above sea level. Here, traditional …

Source: Stand in two hemispheres at the Center of the World in Quito

Ten Fun & Affordable Things to Do in Old Town Quito with Kids; Nancy; Luxe Travel Magazine

Shouts of ‘one dollar, one dollar, one dollar,’ bounce off the cobbled streets in Quito’s Old Town. Female peddlers…

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Quito, Ecuador; The Chap

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