Isle of Gran Canaria

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My delightful trip to Gran Canaria

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

The Canary Islands are one of the 17 Spanish Autonomous Communities. They are located in the Atlantic Ocean west of the Moroccan coast.

Gran Canaria was the first of the Canary Islands which I visited a few years ago together with a friend. We had our hotel in Playa del Inglés, a location full of tourists from all over the world. There we enjoyed relaxing in the sandy beach, and after the sun had gone down we … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: Mapalomas, Places to visit, Playa del Inglés, Puerto de Mogán, Tourism

Cave Cueva Pintada

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

On the isle of Gran Canaria has been made one of the most important arqueological discoveries about the aborigins called los Guanches.

Cueva Pintada (painted cave) is a real jewel, which is telling us a lot about the natives called Los Guanches.

The cave has been discovered in 1862, when the discovery not has been seen as important. The real discovery has found place in 1873 by a farmer named Jose RAmos Orihuela. When he was working on … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: Gáldar, Guanches, Places to visit

Property on Gran Canaria

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Gran Canaria
is a popular holiday destination all over the year because of the mild and pleasant climate.

The temperatures are between 26 °C and 28 °C in the summer months and between 22°C and 24°C during the winter months. But not only the good weather and the sunny climate are the reason why Gran Canaria is so interesting to visit.

On the isle of Gran Canaria you can find such a big variety of landscapes as in nearly … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Mapalomas, Places to visit, Sports, Typical Food, Weather

Discovering Gran Canaria

Monday, March 9th, 2009

On the isle of Gran Canaria you can choose beteween a huge offer of excursions, trips and leisure time activities.

Gran Canaria ist adequate for activity holidays and sports.

Today we have two tips for ventures and leisure time activities on Gran Canaria.

In the range you find a trip to Las Palmas, on wich you can discover the capitol of Gran Canaria, with its famous quarter of La Vegueta full of shops and sights. … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Locations, Places to visit, Sports, Trips, Watersport

Puerto Mogan – Venice of the south

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Puerto Mogan is a small village that is situated in the south of Gran Canaria. It is called one of the most beautiful and picturesque towns in Gran Canaria.

Several beaches are visited everyday by hundreds of tourists. You can either sit in the sun, have a nice bath in the very clean water or one can do all kinds of watersport activities.

Puerto Mogan was build around the port and is a typical fishing village. People say … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Places to visit, Puerto de Mogán
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