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Everything you need to know about travelling to the Galapagos Islands

April 26, 2019
A trip to the Galapagos Islands will be unforgettable, and with these Galapagos Islands travel tips, you’ll be sure to have a worry-free trip from start to finish. | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #galapagos #galapagosislands #travel #traveltips #Ecuador #southamerica

With these Galapagos Islands travel tips, your next adventure to the Enchanted Islands will be unforgettable.

We had left early in the afternoon, bound for a steep trail up the mountain. With my hiking boots on, a bottle of water in my backpack and a hat that kept the warm equator sun off my face, we set off along the jungle trail. Mist and humidity clung to me, making it seem like I was drenched in sweat.

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Bring this, not that: What to pack for the Galapagos Islands

April 23, 2019
What to pack for the Galapagos Islands. Find out what to bring, what to leave at home, when the best time to visit the Galapagos Islands is, and other tips in this Galapagos packing list. | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #travel #galapagos #galapagosislands #packing list

The Galapagos Islands are one of the most unique, biodiverse areas on the planet. With creatures that you won’t find anywhere else on Earth, volcanic landscapes and waters teeming with life, it’s no wonder that many people have Galapagos Islands on their bucket list. Because it’s so incomparable, it can be hard to figure out what to pack for the Galapagos Islands.

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Visit Galapagos: Floreana Island

April 14, 2017
Visit Floreana Island, Galapagos | My Wandering Voyage travel blog

Standing in the middle of the main intersection of Puerto Velazco Ibarra on Floreana Island, in the Galapagos archipelago, I turned in a full circle, taking in the remoteness of the island.

The large roads spanning the entire town are a mix of gravel and volcanic rock; you can see from end to end as well as the small bungalows and solar streetlights. In the distance stands the volcano Cerro Pajas, the highest point on the island. It was the dry season when I visited the small island, and you could see the stark white of the Palo Santo Trees in contrast to the black gravel.

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Everything you need to know about Quito

February 6, 2017
Everything you need to know about Quito, Ecuador | My Wandering Voyage Travel Blog

I didn’t know what to expect of Quito on my trip to the Galapagos. I would be there only 1.5 days, so I knew I physically couldn’t see everything.

The Ecuadorean capital is massive, spanning 30 kilometres along a valley in the Andes mountains in South America. At 2,850 metres above sea level, it is the highest capital city on the equator and the second highest capital city in the world.

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