I am not sure about you, but I know that for some folks out there, their dream island destination would be something that is definitely not on most Top 10 lists – the Galapagos Islands. If you grew up reading stories on Charles Darwin spending time on the Galapagos Islands which played quite an important role in shaping up his worldview of evolution, and always wanted to drop by the Galapagos Islands for yourself but never had the opportunity to do so, Google has got your back – albeit virtually, of course.
All it takes on your part would be a simple click of a mouse or a finger swipe on a tablet to do your own exploration on select areas of the Galapagos Islands, including its most remote areas, surrounding waters and unique creatures. Just how did Google do this if they had no way of sending their Street View cars there? Easy, as Google decided to harness the assistance of hikers insteads, where they were fully equipped to the hilt with Street View gear that so happen to be 42-pound computer backpacks with large, soccer ball-like cameras mounted on a tower to get the job done.