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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 ...
We decided that we needed a day to relax so chose to go to the famous beach on this island. It took us about a 45 minute drive to go to the south end of the island. This island is definitely the most "touristy" of all the islands. They attract millions of tourists per year because it is a short flight from northern Europe, is on the Euro as belongs to Spain, has great warm weather and minimal rainfall and has a high standard of living and ...
... 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 ...
... which contrasted with my mental soundtrack to match the island of Dean Martin and Herb Alpert. Another noteworthy musical moment was during a mandatory playground stop, a ‘bogan rev head’ drove by in his hot rod, blaring out Supertramp’s ‘Dreamer’. This seemed anachronistically quirky.
There is a romantic myth of the original inhabitants of the island, tall Aryans in the middle of the ocean off Africa. Supposedly they had no ...
... 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 ...