It is very possible that when we all think of Gran Canaria, the first thing that comes to mind is the sun and the beaches of this beautiful island. However, there is much beyond relaxation tourism and its capital, Las Palmas, has shown us. After our recent trip through this beautiful territory of the Canary Islands we bring you what we consider the essentials to see, do (or even eat) in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and it will surprise you because you would not imagine that this pleasant city can offer to the traveler.
It is said that their ancestors arrived in the region after the ice age, 11,000 years ago, although in today's reality they no longer walk with snowshoes or live in those villages occupied by lavvu, traditional circular cabins, since they have been forced to enter the market society.
They call it the "most beautiful lake in the world". We do not know which part will certainly not, but it is the first lake we are after 25 days of travel, where there are no snakes, crocodiles, hippos or other bugs. That is, we can bathe without fear of being devoured. We arrive at Lake Buyonyi, touching the border with Rwanda ... We leave Bwindi, after breakfast and checkout (12.
We admit that it has been pure chance. In fact we have taken until the end of our stay to go through it. The best SPA on the Black Sea coast? "Go to Shkorpilovtsi and ask at the Long Beach Resort." But it is where we are staying! After the pool that has allowed us to enjoy days of cocktails, sun and relaxation is the SPA that we met the other day but we were not aware of its details The day has spread to take advantage of our last rays of sun on the beach, and that tomorrow we will go to the last phase of our route The best SPA on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria It wasn't even 9 o'clock.
It was no accident that Costantino chose Istanbul as the cradle of his Empire. Nor that since 1985 is a World Heritage Site. There are cities in the world that breathe history, and Istanbul, where we just arrived, is one of them. We return to embark on an end of the year getaway so as not to lose the tradition as we did years ago with Salzburg'10 (the first year), Maldives'11 and Prague'12.
What idyllic image do you have of the Caribbean islands? Can beach paradises with their palm trees and coconut trees fit your definition? I admit that I have always been a dreamer, surely influenced by those more "eighties" movies, and navigating these days with the Zenith of Pullmantur among this network of archipelagos and islets (many of them constituted as countries) I have imagined those maps, spyglasses and stories of pirates that evoke Caribbean rhythms, lush vergeles or beaches of wonderful turquoise waters of different shades.