Situated on the North West coast of South America, Ecuador covers over 258,000 square kilometres of land with a population of over 15 million people. It’s most famous for the Galapagos Islands which were visited by Charles Darwin and helped form his theory of evolution. Other must see places to visit include its capital Quito for its well preserved historic centre and the jungle landscape of Puyo.

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A short guide to the Galapagos

A short guide to the Galapagos
The famous Galapagos Islands, situated some 1000km from the coast of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean are haven for wildlife and adventure. A lure for many biologists, tourists and students too. You’ll find 19 islands here with 13 main islands ...