Tag Archives: Canary Islands

On Foot in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands Spain

07/01/2021This entry was posted in Canary Islands, Europe and Middle East, Gran Canaria, Newsletter, Spain and tagged , on by .

Fuertenventura. Small but deliciously formed.

08/06/2013This entry was posted in Canary Islands, Europe and Middle East, Spain and tagged , , on by .
Sotavento. Fuerteventura web

Fuerteventura is the second largest island after Tenerife, and with only 60 miles separating the Punta de la Entallada on its east coast from Cape Juby in Morocco it enjoys something like three thousand hours of sunshine a year.

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Gran Canaria. The mInature continent

01/06/2013This entry was posted in Canary Islands, Europe and Middle East, Gran Canaria, Spain and tagged , on by .
Maspalomas. Dunas. Gran Canaria web

All the Canary islands have a unique volcanic landscape. They were born from volcanic eruptions some 20 million years ago (although there have been a few more since) and the lava, now cooled to a blackish rock-like substance called lapilli, has left its footprint everywhere, and even more extraordinarily, has been used to fuel agriculture, vineyards, black beaches and some stunning architecture.

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