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Nothern coast, on the traces of the aboriginals

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

If you are interested in getting in touch with native canarian people you should visit the nothern coast of the island.

In Arucas they are distilling original canarian rum. You should have a shot at this. It’s delicous!

Between Gáldar and Agaete you will find a lot of caves. These are the places, the aboriginal Canarians, called “Guanches“, were living in.

The most spectacular one, I think, is the “Cueva Pintada” placed in GáldarRead the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Agaete, Arucas, Gáldar, Guanches, Places to visit, San Bartolomé, Tunte

Big Fiesta on San Juan

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

San Juan

Don’t get alarmed tonight,

if the entire island seems to be submerged in chaos with bonfires everywhere. We are neither under attack nor have been hit by a meteor shower. 😛 😉
If you don’t have nothing to do tonight, i higly recomend you wherever you are on the isle, but specially those near to the Playa del Ingles (San Bartolomé) and the Canteras (Las Palmas) beaches to visit these beaches around 12:00 PM.

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Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Events, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Local news, Pictures, Places to visit, Playa del Inglés, Recomendable, San Bartolomé

2 million trees

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

The natural reserves use and management plan is now finally approved.

Among many other things to be done in the future, this is the most extraordinary one. In a term of 5 to 15 years, more than 3.000 hectares of different species of trees are going to be reforested. The actual wood grounds are estimated to 14.000. Therefore and after some documents dealing with protected areas are ratified, Gran Canaria will gain a third of its actual wood grounds.

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Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Agüimes, Artenara, Local news, Mogán, Moya, Pictures, San Bartolomé, San Mateo, San Nicolás de Tolentino, Tejeda, Telde, Valsequillo
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