Eminent naturalist Charles Darwin was one of the first prominent visitors to the Galapagos Islands, and his influence on the Ecuadorian archipelago remains strong two centuries later.
Seabirds are one of the glories of the Galapagos and this elegant and buoyant flyer with wide wing span doesn’t disappoint. Found breeding on the coastal Islands, pomarine skua are great travelers and migrate once a year to spend the winter in the Southern Hemisphere.
The waters around the extraordinary Galapagos Islands are a photographer’s wonderland. This area is home to a remarkable collection of species - according to the Galapagos Conservancy, more than 20% of the marine species in the Galapagos are unique.
A number of Quark expeditions, including those in Greenland and Canada’s High Arctic, provide an opportunity to spend time in the cozy and friendly town of Kangerlussuaq. Offering easy access to the Greenland Ice Cap, Kangerlussuaq provides a relaxing landscape of breathtaking scenery, over 300 days of clear sky every year, and a stunning start or finale to any Greenland cruise. If you are looking for ways to make the most of your layover, here are 10 things to do in Kangerlussuaq.
Wildlife and nature are what bring most people to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), located 300 miles (483 km) off the coast of Argentina. The archipelago is comprised of 778 islands, and renowned for its excellent birdwatching, the Falkland Islands are home to 63 breeding species and 23 annual migrants.
Introducing the Explorers’ Collection - a curated series of unique expeditions to the world’s most remote destinations. Through paths less traveled to seldom-seen destinations, one-of-a-kind accommodation and unique modes of travel, the Explorers’ Collection brings incredible experiences to today's adventure traveler.