Travel Blogs from Hermigua
... Gran Canaria for our last week here before we are off to London! It's sure been nice to be warm this last week, especially when I hear for family and friends that it's been hovering around -30 at home. Sorry guys ;). Adios! M&E *Note (warning, it's gross): Mike doesn't do cockroaches. You find a spider anywhere and he'll take care of it, but he will have nothing to do with a cockroach attack. This is understandable as this particular fellow was about 2 inches long and ...
... up to the bus station. We take our time and catch the 14.15 bus to the airport to pick the up hire car. It takes a few minutes but we are on the road by 15.00 and arrive in La Guancha 16.00. La Guancha is a small town on the north west of the island, it is halfway up a mountain and all the roads are steep but the Casa ...
... off for a final evening walk along the coast path to the local cemetery. There's a beautiful sunset as we walk back an excellent way to end our last day in La Gomera. Back at the flat we have a salad supper eating and drinking all left overs before adjourning to the bar to say farewell to Tony and Vernon. They go by 22.30 as they have an early start we play 3 games of pool, I'm not good, before ...
... Valley. You can see the trees being tapped for palm honey, a speciality of his area. It's 3 Kings in Playa Santiago tonight so we head home arriving back at 18.15, quick turnaround to be in Santiago 19.15. We have missed the beginning of the procession, fire walkers, band and Kings Coach but it returns along the sea front the Kings throwing sweets to the crowds before stopping at the stage. The Kings take their thrones and the children bring their letters with their wishes. It's ...
... and they lose again. Santiago 0 : San Andres 1 We amble round the town choose a cafe on the seafront for lunch, which was fine but the waitress particularly miserable, I remember her from last year. We then wlk along the seafront before ascending the steps back to Santa Ana. A relaxing swim in the indoor pool before tea and the music quiz in the bar which we win! A great relaxing ...
Other places to stay in Hermigua
Calle de Ibo Alfaro s/n, Hermigua | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Calle Real 3 , Hermigua | 3 star hotelfrom $46
Carretera General 117, Hermigua | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Pza Nuestra Senora de la Encarnacion s/n, Hermigua | 3 star hotelfrom $105