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This summer I went to the Canary Islands with my friends. We did a lot of things there; we went to the swimming pool, partying, to the dune beach, and to the aqua park party...
Also, one day we went to one beach where there were a lot of water sports and we practised the motorskying, parasailing and a los of things.
Finally we come back to Spain with hangovers and our bodies very pained becouse we fell many ...
We have been working hard to prepare for the Atlantic crossing.
Geoff has become an expert supermarket shopper (watch out Mary!) with the fantastic support of Diane.
Tim has been working on all matters to do with the boat and especially our navigation equipment. We have a yellow brick tracker on board which will be transmitting our position on a regular basis to the arc website http://www.worldcruising.com/arc/eventf leetviewer.aspx
Peter has ...
Madeira is magical! A wonderful, luscious and calm island open to explorers and botanical enthusiasts alike. Quite a contrasting island to the other Canary islands which are fairly baron and dark, Maderia is bright, green and buzzing with natural life. Leaving that behind on the morning of Wednesday 19th September we set off briskly in a well fuelled and provisioned Taboo for a three day sail to Gran Canaria (where she'd been 5 years previously).
Unfortunately the wind ...
Sunday – August 19 – Los Palmas de Grand Canary – Canary Islands, Spain
We docked at Los Palmas at 7. The Canary Islands are the southern most point of the EU. They have been part of Spain since the late 15th Century. Columbus stopped here 4 times on his various voyages to the New World. We are at the same latitude as the Sahara Desert – the southern end of Morocco where ...
... Und wir hatten auch neben der Research viel
Freiziet. Nur leider war ich die ganze Woche heiser und konnte nix von
Auf Gran Canaria habe ich auch wieder gemerkt, wie sehr
ich es genossen habe, wieder in einem Spanisch-sprachigem Land zu sein
und ueberall nur von der SPanischen kultur und Sprache umgeben zu sein.
Deswegen ahbe ich mich entschieden, mich fuer mein Auslandssemester in
Spanien zu ...