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The Amazing Wildlife of The Galapagos Islands

Discover the many amazing animals that live in the Galapagos Islands: 1. The Galapagos Tortoise Scientific name: Geochelone nigra Did you know: The Galapagos giant tortoise spends a large part of the day grazing in small groups , feeding on a wide range of vegetation, from grasses and flowers to cactus fruits. (Via arkive.org) Also, Galapagos giant tortoises keep growing for 30 or 40 years to almost 5 feet and weigh around 500 pounds. 2) Sea Lions Scientific name: Zalophus wollebaeki Did you know: Juvenile Galapagos sea lions are chestnut brown in colour and measure around 75 centimetres at birth. (Via eol.org ) 3) Marine Iguana Scientific name: Amblyrhynchus cristatus Did you know: The marine Iguana can dive up to 9 meters (30 ft) into the water. (Via wikipedia.org) 4) Land Iguana Scientific name: Conolophus subcristatus Did you know:  Land iguanas share a symbiotic relationship with the islands’ birds, who find a food source in the parasites that live on the iguanas’ skins. (Via ecoventura.com )  Marine Iguanas often wear distinctive white “wigs” of salt expelled from glands …

Where To Stay in The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a very special to me. My family and I use to travel to the enchanted islands almost every weekend in the early 2000s. That being said, I know the islands like the palm of my hand. If you are looking for hotel recommendations, look no further than the hotels listed below: 1) Villa Escalesia – Santa Cruz Island Located in Puerto Ayora overlooking Pelican Bay on the Island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos, Villa Escalesia is one of very few private homes available for exclusive hire. This stunning sea-front villa is managed by the team at the island’s leading hotel, The Royal Palm. Villa Escalesia is a spacious, locally-designed villa with all the creature comforts of home. Sitting on the water’s edge – our villa makes a stunning base for your Galapagos adventure holiday. The layout lends itself perfectly to groups of friends or extended families looking for an alternative to a hotel; it is also a magnificent location for weddings and special occasions. There are 4 large en-suite bedrooms, …

Hotel Review: The Radisson Blu Berlin

6 Reasons Why You Should Stay In The Radisson Blu Berlin: 1. Conveniently located in the heart of Berlin’s city center. Berlin’s main happenings found in this area. 2. Amazing room views! If you’re lucky, you can wake up to the stunning Berlin’s Cathedral right outside from your balcony.   3. The Danube River’s boat tours depart right down the street from your hotel’s main entrance. 4. The interior decor is out of this world. As soon as you enter, you’ll stumble upon a giant aquarium from floor to ceiling) right in the middle of the lobby.   5. Eat to your heart’s content with their delicious in-room dining offerings! No need to worry if you get hungry after hours, the in-room service is available 24/7. (Selected menu items only.)  6. After a long day of touring Berlin, the sight of your bed brings pure happiness. About The Author Mariella Molestina Noboa The art of saying “Yes!” can take you far away. Many people pass on opportunities for many reasons, one of them being fear. …