The Galapagos Islands (Enchanted Islands) is known today as a world-famous holiday destination attracting thousands of tourists every year to marvel at the fearless wildlife and beautiful island landscapes, but Floreana Island in the Enchanted Islands is the setting of a mysterious account of the eccentric settlers who lived on the island in the 1930’s. Living on a remote island years before the islands were well-known, their demise is still shrouded in mystery to this day.
Ecuador’s Avenue of Volcanos is perhaps one of the most characteristic sights to behold in the Andes Mountains. World-famous for their impressive beauty and long revered by ancient cultures for their incredible forces, the Ecuadorian volcanos are truly magnificent. Rising to lofty heights, many of them are covered with snowcaps of tropical glaciers.
During a public vote on a list of the top 20 academic books in history compiled by academic booksellers, librarians, and publishers for Academic Book Week, Charles Darwin theory On the Origin of Species overwhelmingly won with 26% of the votes. The public has hailed his revolutionary book as the top book that changed the way we see the world.