This popular guidebook now also includes places on mainland Ecuador that Galapagos tourists frequently visit.
? All new full-color photos in this edition ? New planning tips for one-, four-, and eight-day travel options ? Includes new opportunities for snorkeling and scuba diving, new amenities on various live-aboard outfits, and more
The Galapagos Islands aren?t a vacation destination for those wanting to sip umbrella drinks by the resort pool--which is exactly why The Galapagos Islands and Ecuador continues to be a standard resource for inquisitive adventurers, nature lovers, and DIY travelers. This new 3rd edition packs in even more interesting and useful natural history and travel information, including:
? Significant updates to all the major islands and visitor sites; the number of sites has nearly doubled in recent years ? Newly updated and expanded maps ? New photography tips ifor digital equipment and process ? New detailed chapter on visiting Quito and mainland Ecuador, featuring primary ecological and historical areas in the Andean highlands, rainforests, and coastal areas ? New discussion on how the islands are now a “living laboratory? of global warming, including how wildlife is being affected by changes in food sources
Marylee Stephenson has visited the Galapagos numerous times and maintains close relationships with the islands? park personnel. In addition to The Galapagos Islands and Ecuador, she is also the author of a visitors? guide to the national parks of Canada. Marylee lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Learn more about her at www.csresors.com.