Month: February 2013

Health Information for Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

Medical Considerations for Travel to Ecuador: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that you see a doctor specializing in Travel Medicine 4-6 weeks prior to your travel to Ecuador in order for needed vaccines to take effect.  Find a travel medicine clinic near you. Vaccine recommendations for travel to Ecuador: Routine: Verify … Continued

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to travel to Ecuador and the Galapagos? Ecuador is a year-round travel destination due to its diversity of landscapes.  Different geographical regions have their own weather patterns and ideal visiting seasons.   The high seasons of tourism generally coincide with American and European school vacation periods: December-January and June-August. What is … Continued

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How to Mate like the Blue Footed Booby

Blue Footed Booby in the Galapagos Islands The Blue Footed Booby is one of the most interesting birds in the world.  The name “Booby” is thought to be derived from the Spanish word “Bobo” meaning stupid or foolish and the was most likely used when explorers observed the birds strange behavior on land….especially while mating. … Continued

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