El Cardonal Apartments
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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 ...
... s an assortment of more laid-back nautical activities - think catamaran trips, a glass-bottomed boat excursions, or even booze cruises.
9. Take a hike at Pico de las Nieves
If it's a hiking challenge you're after, hit the trails of Pico de las Nieves. It's the island's highest mountain, grazing clouds to reach 1,949 metres into the sky. Or, if you'd prefer a slightly less strenuous trek, you can stroll around the pine forest at Tamadaba National ...
... mind the perfect location for filming a Connery Bond film or a sports car commercial. The mountain was taken straight from the Sound of Music, and although I searched in vain for Maria running to the Abbey, Lotte sang the songs for me (word perfect and unrequested). Unspoilt luminous green was lightly dotted with red remembrance poppies.
10 metre high vertical granite supported stucco white houses, with the stone painted white to match. In contrast, some ...
... to it. The town was covered in Palm trees and the air temperature was 25°C. This is at current, my favourite port. The waters in Gran Canaria were very turquoise, creating the Caribbean feel. Along the quayside and throughout the town, there were many palm trees. After walking from the ship, we went to the adjacent shopping centre where there was free wifi. Thankfully it let me upload ...