Category: Galapagos History

From its formation to Charles Darwin, find out about the History of Galapagos

Charles Darwin in Galapagos 2018
Galapagos History | 4 MIN READ

Charles Darwin in Galapagos: The HMS Beagle leaves the Port of Callao, Bound for the Enchanted Isles

The voyage of the HMS Beagle ship is now around four years old. Charles Darwin...
Galapagos islands volcano eruption
Galapagos History | 3 MIN READ

Galapagos Insular Volcanoes: Not Your Usual Volcanoes

Volcanic activity is what explains the origin of the Galapagos Islands In recent years, our...
Darwin arrival to the Galapagos islands
Galapagos History | 4 MIN READ

Charles Darwin arrives in the Galapagos Islands – finally, land on sight

September 15th, 1835… the HMS Beagle has now arrived in the Galápagos Islands Charles Robert...
Galapagos islands landscape
Galapagos History | 7 MIN READ

When were the Galapagos Discovered? A Tale of Adventure and Survival

Galapagos islands official discovery day The Galapagos were unintentionally discovered on MARCH 10, 1535, shortly...
Galapagos sea lions resting on the beach
Galapagos History | 4 MIN READ

Doldrums in the East Pacific! Discovery of Galapagos (Part II)

The Galapagos islands represent a diverse ecosystem MARCH 2, 1535 – About a week ago,...
Galapagos islands: World Heritage site
Galapagos History | 3 MIN READ

“On a day like today…”: Discovery of Galapagos (Part I)

FEB 23, 1535 – On a day like today, back in 1535, a small vessel set...
Baltra Island, Galapagos
Galapagos History | 5 MIN READ

Stuck in Purgatory: The Headless Gringa of Galapagos

The natural history of Santa Cruz Island is a rather interesting thing, but the supernatural...
Galapagos tours itineraries: Cerro Brujo
Galapagos History | 4 MIN READ

The HMS Beagle ship in the Galapagos Islands

Unique adventures & powerful observations This particular voyage was like no other – and it...

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