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Places to Eat in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands

Looking for places to eat in Galapagos? Puerto Ayora is a mainstay on itineraries of cruise ships and island hopping tours in the Galapagos Islands. The town has developed alongside the influx of tourism in the islands, and is the place to stock up on supplies, relax before disembarking on a cruise, and enjoy a meal in one of the growing group of local and international restaurants. Keep reading for a handful of places to try while in town.

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Galapagos Islands Traditions – Crossing the Equator

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Galapagos Islands – Crossing the Equator Tradition

Every destination has traditions that make the experience one that takes us out of the ordinary and into the culture and history of faraway places.

In the Galapagos, one of these is crossing the equator at sea during a cruise. Keep reading for more about this coming-of-age event that dates back to the times of whalers and pirates.

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Fun Facts About Galapagos Penguins

Galapagos Penguins

Galapagos Penguins

One fun activity that travellers who visit the Galapagos can do is swim or snorkel with penguins. The Galapagos penguin is one of the smallest in the world, and the only of its species found north of the equator.

Keep Reading for some fun facts about penguins in the Galapagos, and some of the places where you can find them while in the islands.

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