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Bird’s eye view

Friday, April 6th, 2007

Last weekend,

i had the chance to take a trip with a friend on a Cessna, flying over the south of Gran Canaria, and i have to say it was just great. And as you might have noticed it seems that i have always my camera with me… 😉
Here are some of the best shots i took:

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Thanks for the ride Krile… 😉… Read the rest

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

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:

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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

3 Wise Men parade

Friday, January 5th, 2007

If you would like to know how the spanish people celebrate Christmas, here is a tip.

Through almost every town or city on the isle, there are parades organized. Since Christmas in Spain has its emphasis on the “3 Wise Men’s Day”, every year there is a parade where people reenact the arrival of the 3 Wise Men to the Nativity, bringing presents for the born lord. In this case, they always take a trip around the a certain route, … Read the rest

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