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Avid Cruiser Voyages: Expedition Galapagos
One cruise destination that escapes the recognition of many travelers is undoubtedly the Galapagos. Situated some 500 miles off the western coast of Ecuador, the islands first appeared on maps toward the end of the 16th century. By 1793, the Galapagos Islands could be used as a suitable base for the numerous whaling operations that were …