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Galapagos Mariane Iguanas “The black Lava rocks on the beach are frequented by large (2–3 ft [60–90 cm]), disgusting clumsy Lizards. They are as black as the porous rocks over which they crawl & seek their prey from the Sea. I call them ‘imps of darkness’. They assuredly well become the land they inhabit.” Charles Darwin Camouflaged Marine Iguanas A […]
5 Language-Learning Apps: Cracking the Spanish Code When traveling to Latin America, among the top concerns of most travelers is: “Can I speak English and get by?” Those with basic Spanish experience may ponder: “Is my Spanish good enough that people will understand me? Will I be able to get by and relate with the locals?” Yes, you will get by, regardless […]
The Top Things To Do In Mindo, Ecuador One of top natural escapes from Quito is undoubtedly Mindo. Just a 2-hour trip, Mindo is a valley and small village in the cloud forests of the Andes mountains. For budget-minded travelers, the bus ride to Mindo will only cost you $2.50. The view from the bus is merely a tease, as you pass from […]
Ecuador might be the smallest of the Andean countries, but size is a hardly a factor in light of what it contains. The entire country covers the Northern Coast, Southern Coast, Andean Highlands and