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Arrived at Las Palmas at 10am and it was beautifully warm. We set off through the city to the lovely long beach area. There was a wide promenade are and we walked a couple of km along it and the beach. Had a cup of tea and cake watching the surfers at the break at the end of the beach near the theatre. Walked back into ...
... not surprising since they are in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
There is a huge hotel here that has 2000 rooms but only 6 storeys high.......very sprawling with lots of gardens.
Nearly one half of the island is a UNESCO Biosphere reserve.......especially the area of the sand dunes where we were to protect the birds and fish that live there. People are not allowed in. We were impressed by this.
Back at the boat we took in some ...
... into an expanse of sandy waves. Tick off a classic bucket list entry by touring the dunes on a camel and tap into your inner Lawrence of Arabia Gran Canaria.
2. Discover the town of Teror
This place isn't as scary as it sounds. Located right at the centre of the island, the charming colonial-style town is the religious capital of Gran Canaria - a nod to its patron saint, Nuestra Seņora del Pino. Visit on a Sunday morning for the bustling market - ...
... was imported from Mexico. One century ago a cholera epidemic broke out, so many Australian eucalyptus trees were planted to purify to the air. They now tower over the high fields and were a pleasant reminder of home for me. Swollen oranges hung from their trees’ sinking branches, the brilliant vermillion leaping forward from deep bottle green leaves.
The gently repetitious villagescapes (most of the villages are named after saints) and aquamarine skies ...
We docked at Gran Canaria at around 07:00 local time. Clearance was granted at around 08:00, so passengers and crew were able to go ashore shortly afterwards. We were advised that the back on board time was 17:30 local. We disembarked at around 12:45 and walked around the quayside to see for the first time, Britannia's Union Flag bow. The water was very blue and the port had a ...