Saturday was looking like the apocalypse.Continue reading “The Calima Is Messing Up My Weekend Plans“
Category: canary islands
The Top 10 Moments I’m Grateful For in 2021
Is there a way to start a year recap without sounding cheesy or overly optimistic (or these days, apocalyptic)? I don’t think so. So I’m going to dive right in.
33 Photos of Tejeda, My Favorite Village in Gran Canaria
When I meet people who are new to Gran Canaria, and ask where they should go, I always tell them to visit Tejeda.
Tejeda is in the center of the island, tucked in the mountains. Getting there is not easy: you have to drive through narrow roads that should be one-way streets, roads with curves so strong they’d put camel humpbacks to shame.Continue reading “33 Photos of Tejeda, My Favorite Village in Gran Canaria”
That One Time I Almost Got First Degree Burns and Had a Wardrobe Malfunction in the Sand Dunes in Maspalomas
This is a story about these three unfortunate events, in this order:
1. I wore a dress for a leisurely stroll in the sand dunes in Maspalomas.
2. I almost got first degree burns on my feet.
3. I had wardrobe malfunction in front of two tourists.
Allow me to explain.Continue reading “That One Time I Almost Got First Degree Burns and Had a Wardrobe Malfunction in the Sand Dunes in Maspalomas”
24 Pictures of Puerto de Mogán, the Little Venice of Gran Canaria
Imagine this: you wake up in a colorful port town with white houses drenched in colorful flowers wherever you go.
Imagine you could almost taste the salt water in the air, as you walked past boat after boat after boat.
Imagine cloudless skies, summer sun rays …
And you have the whole place to yourself.
That’s how my trip to Puerto de Mogán started.Continue reading “24 Pictures of Puerto de Mogán, the Little Venice of Gran Canaria”