Galápagos, Winner 2001
Origin and Evolution
The Galapagos Islands lie almost a thousand kilometers off the coast of
Ecuadors mainland. Biologically diverseg, they are one of the planets
natural paradises and one of the most visited national parks in the world.
The flora and fauna youll find here are truly unique. Here, youll
see unending beaches of marble white sand such as those of Tortuga Bay,
tunnels of lava, spectacular diving areas, and a marine reserve, not to
mention the prehistoric animals and colorful birds youll get a chance
to observe. There are thirteen main islands that make up the archipelago.
The climate here is sub-tropical. The Galapagos Islands have two airports
with flights to Quito and Guayaquil.