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Surreal Snorkeling in the Galapagos

Surreal Snorkeling in the Galapagos

Natural Habitat Adventures August 4, 2018 0

The most memorable part of my Galapagos trip, without question, was the snorkeling. Initially, I was a little scared of this element of the trip because I’m not exactly a fish in the water,

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The Heartbeats and Songs of Trees

The Heartbeats and Songs of Trees

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 15, 2018 13

I’m a tree hugger from way back; in fact, you could say I was hugging trees before tree hugging was cool. So when a book titled The Songs of Trees recently hit store shelves, I

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Tune In: A Galapagos Binge

Tune In: A Galapagos Binge

Jennie Lay April 14, 2018 0

Extinction is a pandemic. It’s not just species we’re losing every day. We’re also abandoning quiet spaces and undisturbed places. Perhaps saddest of all, as we surrender these finite treasures, we are losing our

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Traveler Story: Ecuador & Galapagos

Traveler Story: Ecuador & Galapagos

Natural Habitat Adventures September 23, 2017 0

“We loved so many things that occurred during our visit to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, but I will share a few. Our first night aboard the Petrel, we moved from San Cristobal to

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Galapagos Through My Daughter’s Eyes

Galapagos Through My Daughter’s Eyes

Natural Habitat Adventures August 28, 2017 0

During my 18+ years at Natural Habitat Adventures, I’ve been fortunate—frankly, blessed—to travel the world as an emissary of the company. Whether in search of the next great trip, having the opportunity to share

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Fishing for Trash: How Travel Keeps Galapagos National Park Pristine

Fishing for Trash: How Travel Keeps Galapagos National Park Pristine

WWF April 22, 2017 1

In a place as remote as the Galapagos Islands, I expected to encounter a pristine wild habitat, nearly unspoiled by human activity. I was rewarded with such an experience, snorkeling with dozens of sea

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