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New train connection between Las Palmas and Maspalomas

Monday, December 1st, 2008

News about the project “Gran Canaria-Express“ (train connection between Las Palmas and Maspalomas) – the isle administration acceded to the general feasibility of the whole project, so Román Rodrí­guez, vice president and responsible secretary concerning the field of transportation. For the first time detailed information pertaining the about 1 billion expensive train project are available for press and public.

In this context approximately 20 kilometres (42%) of the altogether 48 kilometres long route will take their course subterrestrial, … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Agaete, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Mapalomas, Playa del Inglés, Telde

Blue flags…

Friday, July 20th, 2007

Hi there,

I’m back again 😀 yeeaayy!! hahaha
I have been very busy the last months and I just wanted to start over again with some good news.

Therefore, here I go. The ‘port of Mogan‘ and the ‘Amadores beach‘, both in the municipality of Mogan, have been awarded once again with the so called "blue flag", which is given by the ‘Federation for Environmental Education’ for excelcent quality, cleanliness, accessibility and security of their … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Funny/Curious news, Local news, Pictures, Recomendable, Telde, Trips, Weather

The after-election day

Monday, May 28th, 2007

Well,

for thos of you who are interested, and if you voted yesterday for regional elections you probably are, the results are commonly known but i will summ them up a bit. Though i don’t like to talk about politics, this change for Las Palmas is worth to mention.
Big knock out for the Partido Popular in our capital since the PSOE won with absolute majority, ending a 3 terms in a row of “popularity”.

Jeronimo Saavedra (PSOE) is new … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Funny/Curious news, Local news, Telde

Museums on Gran Canaria

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Rcon Pascua, one of our usual blog-readers,

posted a comment the Vegueta post, asking for some information about some museums here on the isle. Since i think this is something interesting to know for everybody, I prefer posting it as a normal post rather than as a response on a comment.

Here are the different museums:

NAME
 
LOCATION
 
Casa de ColónLas Palmas de Gran Canaria
Casa Museo León y CastilloTelde
Casa Museo Pérez GaldósLas Palmas
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Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Agüimes, Cultural Events, Gáldar, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Moya, Museums, Places to visit, Recomendable, Tejeda, Telde, Trips

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.

Mainly … Read the rest

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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