Paradise islands a natural selection

Visitors to the Galapagos Islands will come face to face with the islands' extraordinary wildlife - and their somewhat un-evolved cuisine, writes Hannah Nagle.

6th January, 2013
Boats off the main island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos Islands.

The Galapagos islands are among the most remote destinations on earth, accessible only by plane or boat through Ecuador in South America. Many of the islands are considered to be relatively untouched by humans with development and access extremely limited. Well that's what we thought when we booked our trip there.

The islands are breathtakingly beautiful and historical - yes - but not as deserted as you might believe. There are two flights to and...

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