to the sea and its eternal swing
to discover the enigmas of a volcanic archipelago, in which thousands
of giant turtles exist, iguanas of prehistoric origin that are"bathing
in the sun" in cliffs and birds of bivouacs colors or tenebrous
plumage, that do not get tired of flying and excite the wind.
By its spectacular
landscaping wealth and the great variety of its flora and fauna,
the Galapagos islands
- located more than 950 kilometers off the coast of Ecuador- are
an obsession and an inescapable destination for the explorers
and travellers that yearn getting closer with nature.
like an outdoors laboratory, this archipelago of the Pacific Ocean
has 125 islands (5 lived) and small barren islands of volcanic
origin, that have emerged from the bottom of the sea about 3 to
5 million years back. Its total surface is of 8,009 square kilometers
, 97% of which comprise the National Park Galapagos.
It was in these islands, discovered in 1535 by the Spanish clergyman
Fray Tomas de Berlanga, where the famous naturalist Charles
Darwin found the foundations that sustained the theories of his
revolutionary the origin of the species, book published in 1859,
24 years after the author disembarked for the first time in Galapagos.
to investigate, and to be
part of a unique adventure in a unique and exotic place: Galapagos
islands and its natural enchantments.