Jim Lutz

Jim Lutz
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Jim is the founder and President of Vaya Adventures. Jim developed a passion for Latin America while living and working in Ecuador after graduating from Harvard University. He has lived, worked, and traveled extensively in South and Central America. A native of New Jersey, Jim now lives in Berkeley, California with his wife and 3 young children. He is also the President of the International Galapagos Tour Operators Association, an organization of over 40 travel companies that work to promote sustainable tourism practices and conservation in the Galapagos Islands.

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Antisana Reserve: Great 1 Day Galapagos Extension

Posted by on June 5th, 2012
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If you are doing a Galapagos cruise and would like to add an extra day to see a bit more of Ecuador, the magnificent Antisana Ecological Reserve is a strong contender for “best day trip” outside of Quito. The two most popular day trips from Quito are to Mount Cotopaxi National Park (famous for its […]

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Galapagos Islands Video: A Tour of the Enchanted Isles

Posted by on May 17th, 2012
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For many of our travelers, a trip to the Galapagos Islands is one of the journeys of a lifetime. Located 600 miles from the Ecuadorian mainland, the archipelago consists of 13 major islands. The opportunity to experience this isolated laboratory of evolution from aboard an environmentally sustainable first class cruising vessel is something unique and […]

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