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Peddlars market on Gran Canaria

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

If you visit Gran Canaria, you must absolutely go to see the peddlar market in San Mateo on Sundays.

The truckers sell their products: every kind of vegetables, fruits, healing plants, flowers, etc.

Best of all their specialities is “chorizo del teror ” (a very hot paprika sausage). Then you can drive by Tejeda in direction to La Cumbre and enjoy a miraculous view.

It´s really worth visiting markets on Gran Canaria with their typical Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, San Mateo, Tejeda, Typical Food

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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