Hotel Roca Negra
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May 23-26: Just to see another of the islands, I had decided to spend my last three nights on Gran Canaria. Rather than flying, I took the ferry from Puerto del Rosario on Fuerteventura to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The journey took close to seven hours – but they show movies onboard! The first one had English subtitles, but the next two didn't. I think I was the only non-Spanish-speaking person onboard. ...
... as he just told us the basic step for trying to get up on the wave. So we got in the water and spent the 2 hours face planting and swallowing a lot of water. It was tons of fun and I wish I was there longer to keep trying. I did manage to get up and ride the wave a few times and it was awesome. So cool. Need to move to Cali or Australia and just spend all my time surfing! When I was told that it was my last run I wanted to ...
... after dinner at our hotel was a weird carrot goo with fried brie and white chocolate sauce. It was unappetizing and frankly I wanted to ask the chefs what the heck they were thinking. Everything they served us was just weird. Some things just don't go together.
Monday morning we got to see more of the island as we took a taxi to the airport. The place is beautiful and unique and although I've never been to Hawaii, I imagine that this ...
Colin and I sat on the plane in London, patiently waiting for a third person to accompany us. Secretly we'd judge each person coming through the cabin, hoping to sit next to someone we deemed 'cool.' There were a lot of young kids, exhausted looking parents, retired pensioners and a staggering number of older gay gentlemen. Almost ...
... each place was more of the same hotels and condos nestled in the hills. Not that I am complaining! It's just a weird feeling to take a tropical beach holiday in the middle of travelling ;). Tomorrow we head back to Maspalomas for a night and then fly into London to see Shane (Seamus) and Jenny for a few days. Should be a blast but I think it will be a shock to the system to get back to a winter climate again! Ok I think that's it for now! Adios, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center