Isle of Gran Canaria

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The story about my journey to Gran Canaria

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

The island of Gran Canaria is one of the most popular holiday destinations. The climate here is also warm in winter.

I have been there in December 2009 and spent at first some time in the island capital Las Palmas. This attracts visitors with its unique cathedral of Santa Ana in the old town. It is the largest and oldest church in Gran Canaria. It was built in 1500 as a sign of the conquest of Gran Canaria Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: Flora and Fauna, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Mapalomas, Museums, Tourism

The Dunes of Maspalomas, a wonderful nature reserve

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

One of the most breathtaking areas to visit are the sand dunes of Maspalomas, which will truly make you feel one with the nature. Measuring over 400 hectares, the natural reserve is a popular attraction, which is never being overcrowded.

The dunes are located near the popular town of Maspalomas on the south coast of Gran Canaria and can be reached easily from there.

The region is noteworthy, as it boasts some unique plants and species of animals that … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Flora and Fauna, Mapalomas
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