Join Adin for a once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the Galápagos Islands and enhance your dental practice at the same time
6 CE Credit provided by Academy of General Dentistry PACE
Dr. Sorin Boeriu graduated from University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology. He received the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Case Western...
With a 100-guest capacity, this ship is all about comfort and adventure. Redesigned in 2016, it offers in its interior areas all the amenities a first class traveler can expect: restaurants, bars, lounges, library, fitness center, auditorium and plenty more. All of it, designed with nautical details of teak wood and brass with ample social areas and panoramic windows to make the best out of the islands. Its cabins have a refined decoration so they can be a relaxation sanctuary for our guests. In the open decks, the pool, Jacuzzi, solarium and restaurants are waiting to be enjoyed having a great among of open deck areas to become one with the landscapes.
Located near the equator, the islands experience a year-round temperate climate. There are, however, two markedly different seasons: a hot season, which sees warmer, humid weather from December through May, and a dry season, which is slightly cooler and extends from June through November.
Admirers of marine life will appreciate the vast number of mollusk species, including snails, octopus, cuttlefish, oysters, and squid, and a remarkable and colorful variety of fish species. You can see many of these first hand when snorkeling in the Galapagos National Park.
97% of the islands land mass have been declared a national park, and the surrounding waters have been named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The remaining 3% of land areas, outside of the national park, are home to roughly 30,000 people.
There have been several volcanic eruptions in the islands over the last 100 years; the most recent being that of the Sierra Negra volcano on the island of Isabela in 2018, raising concerns about the endemic species of pink iguanas found there.
The average Galapagos giant tortoise can live for well over a century. Their longevity is the highest of any vertebrate on land. Seeing them in the wild is truly something unique.
Three varieties of colorful boobies. Red-footed boobies, use the branches of trees and bushes as nesting areas, while blue-footed boobies and Nazca boobies nest along the ground, a little further inland. Their distinctive diets are responsible for the pigmentation in their feet.