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.
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.