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Surfing in Gran Canaria

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Surfing, a possibility to practice this great sport in your holiday

The best place for surfing on Gran Canaria I can recommend is Castillo del Romeral, placed on Gran Canaria’s east coast.

About three kilometers from the center of Castillo del Romeral you just have to follow the path in southern direction to get to this surfers paradise. The location belongs to San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

Surfing Castillo del Romeral
Surfing at Castillo del Romeral on the east coast og Gran Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Beaches, San Bartolomé, Sports, Surfing, Watersport

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

Big Fiesta on San Juan

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

San Juan Bonfire

Don’t get alarmed, if you are on holiday on Gran Canaria in June, if the entire island seems to be submerged in chaos with bonfires everywhere. We are neither under attack nor have been hit by a meteor shower.

I higly recomend you, wherever you are on the isle, but specially those near to the Playa del Ingles (San Bartolomé) and the Canteras Beach (Las Palmas) to visit these beaches around 12:00 PM.

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Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Las Palmas, Pictures, Places to visit, Playa del Inglés, San Bartolomé
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