Category Archives: Cruising

Sailing the Galapagos Islands in style

(CNN) — With its Giant Tortoises, fearless Sea Lions, colorful crabs and endless other vivid and unusual species, the Galapagos Islands maintain an almost mythical status among the world’s must-see natural wonders. And if you’re fortunate enough to find yourself … Continue reading

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Guardaparques rescatan pasajeros de embarcación siniestrada en Galápagos

La nave se accidentó la madrugada de hoy, con 22 personas a bordo, las cuales fueron rescatadas por la lancha patrullera Guadalupe River. La embarcación turística Cormorant II, de tipo catamarán, con matrícula TN-01-00-226, sufrió una avería en sus máquinas, … Continue reading

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5 Things About the Galapagos Islands

Even if your ship is classified a luxury vessel, it will be much smaller than it appears in the brochure. You can book a cabin away from the engine room, but it then will be next to the anchor. Either … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands: the ride of your life

September 1, 11:08 AMOklahoma City Travel ExaminerTerry Zinn In Spanish, Galapagos, is related to the word saddle, which describes a certain shell shape covering the land tortoise found on the islands by early Spanish explorers. Saddle could not be a … Continue reading

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Conde Nast Traveler Names Galapagos Small Ship Expedition Company Ecoventura Winner of 15th Annual World Savers Award

Press Release Submitted by neraksells on Wednesday, August 26 2009 Annual World Savers Award in the category of Cruise Lines. Ecoventura president Santiago Dunn to accept the honor at the 3rd Annual World Savers Congress in New York City on … Continue reading

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A Legendary Yacht Arrives In the Galapagos…

A Legendary Yacht Arrives In the Galapagos – Yacht’s History Includes WW II Action, Onassis Ownership & Grace Kelly’s Honeymoon JULY, 2009 (QUITO, ECUADOR) Quasar Expeditions today announced that the official launch of its much anticipated vintage luxury yacht, M/Y … Continue reading

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Ecoventura becomes First Carbon Neutral operation in Galapagos

In 2006, Ecoventura became the first Carbon Neutral operation in Galapagos (and Ecuador). Carbon emissions from the company’s four yachts (and offices including business travel) are reduced, then offset by a portfolio of projects through US-based company Native Energy Travel … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands – Fuel leak from tourist ship pollutes beach

Posted : Thu, 18 Jun 2009 15:59:45 GMT Author : DPA Quito – A diesel leak from a tourist ship polluted a 100-metre stretch along a beach in the island of Santa Cruz in Ecuador’s Pacific archipelago of the Galapagos, … Continue reading

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Galapagos – ‘How we leapt into the ocean to escape our burning boat in the dead of night,’ by Griff Rhys Jones

Writer and comedian Griff Rhys Jones tells the dramatic story of the boat that burned beneath him off the Galapagos Islands and how he and his wife leapt for their lives  (Go to Source) Dailymail.co.uk It was a discreet knock … Continue reading

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Galapagos – Ecoventura’s Green Vessel

Small Ship Expedition Company Ecoventura Rolls Out First Green Vessel of its Kind in the Galapagos Expedition and Adventure Cruising (Go to Source)  The visionary, small ship travel company, Ecoventura, announces that one of its fleet of four superior-class motor … Continue reading

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