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Sierra Negra Crater on Isla Isabela in the Galapagos

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This is a view from the edge of the crater of Sierra Negra on Isla Isabela in the Galapagos.  It is reportedly the second largest volcano crater in the world.  We highly recommend the tour here which involves a rigorous hike and horseback riding (if you select that part of the tour).

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Bilder in der Nähe von Galapagos Islands


A: Volcan Sierra Negra

von Trebol-a, 2.3 entfernt

Borde del crater

Volcan Sierra Negra

B: Rocky view from side of Sierra Negra volcano in the Galapagos

von Frank Taylor, 4.3 entfernt

Some of us felt like we were on mars in this red lava rock area of Sierra Negra, the volcano on Isla ...

Rocky view from side of Sierra Negra volcano in the Galapagos

C: Camino, Isla Isabela, Galápagos-Ecuador.

von Andrés Gamboa-Herrería, 19.8 entfernt

Sendero hacia el Centro de Crianza de Tortugas "Arnaldo Tupiza" , en la Isla Isabela en Galápagos, Ec...

Camino, Isla Isabela, Galápagos-Ecuador.

D: Isla Isabela - Casa Rosada

von Andrés Gamboa-Herrería, 20.2 entfernt

A beautiful place in Isabela Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.

Isla Isabela - Casa Rosada

E: cabin 2

von Diego Toapanta, 37.5 entfernt

cabin 2

F: Rabida - Galapagos - Ecuador

von Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador, 60.8 entfernt

Rabida - Galapagos - Ecuador

G: Galapagos - Isabela - Ecuador - Klein (4)

von Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador, 63.1 entfernt

Other point inside this island, in this point we can see the coral into the ocean.. with this special...

Galapagos - Isabela - Ecuador - Klein (4)

H: Rabida Island - Galápagos - Ecuador

von Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador, 63.6 entfernt

Back View in Rabida Island, Galapagos Ecuador

Rabida Island - Galápagos - Ecuador

I: Caleta Bote

von Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador, 69.6 entfernt

Caleta Bote

J: Galapagos - Tagus Cove (caleta) - Isabela Island

von Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador, 70.1 entfernt

Galapagos - Tagus Cove (caleta) - Isabela Island

Das Panorama wurde in Galapagos Islands, South America aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von South America

South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest.

To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case.

The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina.

Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians.

Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight?

I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

Text by Steve Smith.

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