Tag Archives: Gran Canaria

WHAT ARE THOSE WASTES AT THE BOTTOM OF MY GLASS OF WINE?

There’s no better way to end a day than with a wine tasting. Where there is wine, there is a lot of joy. Always!   We were a party of five at a winery at South East Gran Canaria towards … Continue reading

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Santa Brígida, Wine and Dutch Pirates

The Dutch pirates found in Santa Brígida a fierce opposition in the Canarian militia of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria until they finally entered into the city, stole the bell of the chapel of San Telmo (Parque San Telmo) and burnt down the old city of Vegueta down Continue reading

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A LAND OF CHEESE

The Canary Islands is a land of cheese. In 1341, the excellent quality of our cheese was already mentioned in the Boccaccio manuscript, an ancient historical proof about the very first settlers of the Canary Islands. Later, during the XVII and XVIII centuries, Canary cheese was exported to Europe with the wine we made here Continue reading

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Huerto de las Flores, a place of exuberance and peace

An exuberance experience of peace, the Huerto de las Flores is a botanical garden created by the De Armas family, ad one of the most beautiful gardens in the Canary Islands. Continue reading

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Handmade Tours: the experience of sustainable tourism

It’s been now four years since Handmade Tours took off. Since then, I have learned a lot, improved many things and grown as a person. Back in those years, I didn’t know how to run a business, and the idea of these tours you can now enjoy was just a baby. It changed a few times since then but I finally met the soul of Handmade Tours: support local business, offer a real experience to my guests. Continue reading

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