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12 grapes

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

You were probably saying: what?? 12 grapes??

No, I’m not crazy. As a, not only canarian but, entirely spanish tradition we celebrate the countdown to the new year in a very particular way. The last 12 gongs, from normally a tower-clock, of the year when it gets 0:00 are ment to be accompained with a sigle grape with every gong. It normally broadcasted live on TV from the “Puerta del Sol” in Madrid, but since we have it one hour … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Pictures, Recipes, Recomendable, Typical Food

“Mojo” is safe

Friday, December 29th, 2006

Almost two months,

after implanting new security measures for all european airports on november 6th, consisting one of them, not being able to carry liquids on board, there is already an exception.

Our famous “mojo-sauce” is now free of any restriction after representants of manufacturers of our most known sauce appealed to the justice ministry and won the judgement.
The canarian “mojo-sauce” can now be taken on board.

That is really cool, hahahaha 😀   Wouldn’t … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Local news, Recipes, Recomendable, Typical Food
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