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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

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
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