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Ecuador: Take a holiday cruise through the Galapagos Islands
Ecuador: Take a holiday cruise through the Galapagos Islands

If you’re looking for an adventurous way to spend the winter holidays, Vaya Adventures is offering a Dec. 23 departure for a cruise on the Beagle through the Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The eight-day itinerary begins on Santa Cruz Island with a tour of the Charles Darwin Research Center and the field work being done to preserve the Galapagos’ ecosystems. Other stops include Española Island and its colonies of blue-footed boobies; South Plaza Island, home to one of the largest sea lion colonies in the Galapagos as well as yellow and red land iguanas; and North Seymour Island, the largest nesting ground of frigate birds in the islands. The Beagle,...

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