Blog Posts - Canary Islands



Top Things to Do and See in Lanzarote

Finding a holiday destination that checks all the boxes is difficult, but a holiday to Lanzarote never disappoints. From its dreamlike beaches, amazing geology, to its historic architecture and vibrant culture, this is one Canary Island worth visitin...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Aug 20, 2016

Spanish scientists produce 3D scans of four mummies

Archaeologists and doctors in Spain are have used 3D-scanning technology to peer beneath the bandages of four ancient mummies. The ancient mummified human remains were scanned using 3D technology in order to generate computer models which  coul...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 10, 2016

Jimmy Cornell has created an industry of adventure at sea

Jimmy Cornell is Dragos Cişmaşu screen name, born in 1940, son of the royal domain administrator Săvârşin. He wrote 16 books related to yachting and cornellsailing.com website says that sailed 200,000 miles, including three trips around the glo...
by We care about your travel on May 23, 2016

Jimmy Cornell has created an industry of adventure at sea

Jimmy Cornell is Dragos Cişmaşu screen name, born in 1940, son of the royal domain administrator Săvârşin. He wrote 16 books related to yachting and cornellsailing.com website says that sailed 200,000 miles, including three trips around the glo...
by We care about your travel on May 23, 2016

Lanzarote: An Island to Match Your Travel Interests

The Spanish island of Lanzarote forms part of the beautiful Canary Islands. Boasting hilly regions and a coastline teeming with wildlife, visitors to Lanzarote are rewarded with scenery of unbelievable beauty. No matter what type of traveler you are,...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Dec 18, 2015

Nato’s ‘Dynamic Mongoose': Hunting for submarines

(Media Release) In the North Sea, off the coast of Norway, Nato has been conducting its largest ever anti-submarine warfare exercise. It is seen as a response to the growing threat from Russian submarines which have stepped up their own patrols in th...
by Free PR Online on May 14, 2015

A Coincidence And A Walk Through Tenerife Banana Plantations - 10 Photos

Ten photos from a walk we did in Tenerife in the Canary Islands - along the coast through some banana plantations. First though, the photos reminded me of a coincidence.After the walk we were heading back to a small town and I said to Karin that we n...

Relics And Religion Of The Ancient Canary Island Gaunche People

Clay pots made by the Gaunches of TenerifePlato described a rich and happy land in the Atlantic which was virtually destroyed by earthquakes and tidal waves some 12,000 years ago. This was Atlantis and many locals are convinced that the Canary Island...

Three Tenerife Loose Connection Coincidences

I've been away in the Canary Islands for the last couple of weeks. Unfortunately nothing much to report in the way of coincidences or synchronicity. The nearest were three 'loose' connections.The first was at our hotel. We weren't happy with our room...

Canary Islands: Bananas

Bananas on the plantations in the Canary Islands.

Canary Islands: Lizard

A lizard on the Canary Islands.

My Favourite European Summer Holiday Destinations

Having just returned from a recent trip to Marbella, I've been well and truly bitten by the holiday bug! I've only been back in the UK for less than 2 weeks but I'm already pining for the beach which I'll luckily be hitting again in May. Read mo...
by Honest Mum on Apr 20, 2015

Lanzarote: Beach Life

Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands. Lanzarote is the eastern most island of the Canary Islands and has a volcanic origin. It was created through fiery eruptions, some 15 million years ago. Famed for its solidified lava streams and extravagant...

Windsurfing El Medano

Welcome to my hometown. I will naturally be a little bit biased (OK, very biased) in this review of El Médano as a windsurfing spot since this is where I grew up, learned to windsurf and had the most epic sessions of my life. Even so, I will try to...
by How to Windsurf 101 on Oct 30, 2014

Windsurfing in El Medano

Welcome to my hometown. I will naturally be a little bit biased (OK, very biased) in this review of El Médano as a windsurfing spot since this is where I grew up, learned to windsurf and had the most epic sessions of my life. Even so, I will try to...
by How to Windsurf 101 on Oct 30, 2014

A Chance Journey To San Juan In Tenerife

This will be the last post about my Tenerife trip (probably!). One day, and one day only, we awoke to dark skies and it looked as if it could rain to my uninitiated eye. We weren't too sure what to do so we did what we often do when in doubt - jumped...

A Walk Along The Coast In Tenerife

It's nice to get away from built up areas so (while in Tenerife) we headed for a track along by the sea. We saw very few people, mostly other walkers, so could enjoy the Atlantic and the distant hills in  peace and quiet.At the start of our walk...

Telepathy And Precognition Stimulated In Tenerife

Part of the hotel pool areasSometimes, such as when you are on a holiday, it appears that your mind has a chance to tick over properly - and this can bring about some surprising results. The following small examples, from my Tenerife trip, are hardly...

Where to Find the Best Winter Sun

  If you fancy sipping cocktails and frolicking in the waves instead of battling rain, wind and snow, why not leave the cold weather behind and jet off into the sun? There are many places you can go to escape wet feet and frost bite, but here ar...
by Jetsetera on Oct 7, 2014

The Giants Of Tenerife Left Over From Atlantis

As I mentioned yesterday I have just returned from Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands.Plato described a rich and happy land in the Atlantic which was virtually destroyed by earthquakes and tidal waves some 12,000 years ago. This was Atlantis and man...


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