Isle of Gran Canaria

Archive for the 'Pictures' Category

Almond Tree Fest

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

Every year, more or less the first or second week of february, one of the most picturesque, atractive and traditional fests of Gran Canaria takes place in Tejeda and in Valsequillo the week after.

When the almond tree flowers sprout, announcing the beginning of spring-time, the center of the island, where these trees grow, turns into one of the most beautiful landscapes you could possibly imagine.

Have a look at some pictures of it in Tejeda:

Almond Tree Fest Almond Tree Fest Almond Tree Fest Almond Tree Fest Almond Tree Fest Almond Tree Fest

Thanks … Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Pictures, Tejeda, Trips, Valsequillo

Aqualand Maspalomas

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Situated at a tropical oasis in the southern part of the isle “Aqualand“ is not far away from Maspalomas and is open to the public all- season because of its advantageous constantly warm temperatures.

Aqualand Maspalomas

You like hanging around the pool all day long getting toasted by the sun?

Sick of carrying home 2 buckets of beach sand? Got kids and tired of them brabbling all day long. Maybe this can help:

Aqualand Maspalomas, forme called Aqua SurRead the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Pictures, Trips, Watersport

Lighted Las Palmas

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Here are some pictures i took the other night of Las Palmas’ christmas illumination. This is pretty cool, gives the city a very warn feeling at night.

  
  
  
   

They were taken at the “Alameda de Colón” (the first one), at the “San Telmo” park (the bus station in Las Palmas), at the “Fuente luminosa” and the “avenida maritima”.… Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Pictures

Sandy nativity – Belen

Monday, December 11th, 2006

Every year before christmas you can see sand figures as a belen at the “Las Canteras” beach in Las Palmas in the north of Gran Canaria.

Here are some pictures of the representation of the nativity made out of sand – sandy art at the beach:

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  Read the rest

Posted by Annegret544
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Pictures
Search
Recent Comments: