Hotel Borbolan

Address: Valle Gran Rey, Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Valle Gran Rey, is near Garajonay National Park, Valle Gran Rey, Puerto de Santiago, and Alto de Garojonay.
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Travel Blogs from Valle Gran Rey

The Great Escape

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates on Oct 18, 2015


... to get our bus to the airport as we didn't want to miss that flight ! The bus would pick us up at 6.59am outside the apartment entrance. I set the alarm on my phone for 5.30am as time would be of the essence. We didn't get much sleep as we were a bit nervous about missing our bus. That said, the phone alarm went off and we were bang on schedule, a bit of last minute packing, a shower & we were ready to move. It was 6.40am and all we had to do was lug the ...


A travel blog entry by gibbslocates on Oct 17, 2015

1 comment, 14 photos

... in the day. She also told us that it going to be pretty rough. Jayne isn't the greatest fan of sea travel, but she agreed to jump aboard. The boat was about 40 foot long with an upper and lower deck, we chose the upper deck. Once we got out of the harbour you could see the condition of the sea.
Jayne wasn't too happy and ...


A travel blog entry by gibbslocates on Oct 16, 2015

4 comments, 10 photos

... no doubt there's a reason for it. We took a stroll to Puerto De San Diego, this is more where the locals live and doesn't have the sheen of the purpose built Tourist Area. Life was going on there though as was death & we watched a local funeral taking place. The hearses were covered in garlands of flowers and lots of people were outside the house of the dearly departed paying their last respects.

So, what's the grub like then? ...

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates on Oct 16, 2015

3 comments, 5 photos

... are available.

So, has anyone famous lived here? Well the most famous former resident was none other than Francisco Franco & from here in 1936 his plottings led to the Spanish Civil War. I havent seen any memorials to him here, so I guess the locals are not too fussed about him.

And on the topic of civil war, Mrs. Gibbs and myself have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here and the easy going way of life here is very ...

Space 1999

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates on Oct 13, 2015

6 comments, 2 photos

It was now time to march indignantly down to the Ryanair desk and shout at someone, but someone had beaten us to it and Ryanair were one step ahead of us all. There was no one working at the desk. The bloke in front us had a problem, his ticket had been issued with the wrong name on it, so he hadnt been allowed to board his flight. When thebattle hardened lady from Ryanair showed up, he was ...

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