Louise and Holly Galapagos Islands

Here on this website we will be telling you about The Galapagos Islands and a small part of this website is of Charles Darwin a great scientist,

Naturalist Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. In 1831, he embarked on a five-year survey voyage around the world on the HMS Beagle. His studies of specimens around the globe led him to formulate his theory of evolution and his views on the process of natural selection.

Wise as he has ever been before.
Charles Darwin the greatest scientist of all time

here is a little more about him:

Charles Darwin


Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.

Born: 12 February 1809, The Mount, Shrewsbury

Died: 19 April 1882, Down House, Downe

Children: Anne Darwin, George Darwin, Francis Darwin, more

Awards: Royal Medal, Wollaston Medal, Copley Medal

here are some of his famous quotes:


A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin

The Galapagos Islands (official name: Archipielago de Colón, other Spanish name: Islas Galapagos, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈizlaz ɣaˈlapaɣos]) are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean surrounding the centre of the Western Hemisphere, 906 km (563 mi) west of continental Ecuador,

Some of the species from the islands them self.

red crab from the beach !

Yellow iguana from the forest !

Magnificent bird catching his prey in the ocean !

komodo dragon getting his tan on in the dessert !

Penguin on top of a rock whilst enjoying the salty breeze on his feathers !

Galapagos map

Here is a map of the Galapagos Islands if you take a look you can see a few different places there and some of the names of these places

The Galapagos is a place that can be visited at any time. There are two seasons. the warmest is between December to May when the sky is always clear and the sun shines strongly. If you love to dive, the best time to visit is between June and November because the temperatures are a bit cooler, and you will have a better chance to observe the Galapagos’ famous marine life. ✓ Good Weather for visiting all year round.

✓ Galapagos is on the Equator but the weather is not tropical.

✓ Temperatures range from 69°-84°F / 21°-30°C.

✓ Warm season is from January to June.

✓ Dry season is from July to December

Remember the Galapagos Islands are perfect for a visit so go and have an extra read of some other websites and we both thank you all who visit this website... GOODBYEEEE!

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Louise & Holly Shaw


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