There is a place, a valley near Agaete that recently (in the historical context) has acquired a unique connotation: it's the only European area where coffee is produced! The first plantations were introduced in Gran Canaria and in the rest of the islands at the end of the 19th century, nevertheless, around the 30s and … Continue reading The best Canarian coffee… is in Agaete!
The name Cenobio de Valerón it's used to define the entire system of caves that you can find 600 meters inside the northern coast of San Felipe, along the road GC-291 (this point on G Maps, it's very easy to arrive from both Galdar or Las Palmas). The site overlooks the San Felipe ravine, crossed over by … Continue reading Cenobio de Valerón: the Canarian “Caves Monastery”
Let's go... backward! It's important to know a little bit of history, before coming to Canary Islands. In this historical period, the interests of the cultural council of Gran Canaria are related to the North-West of the island... where it was found not only the Painted Cave of Galdar, but a lot of rests more … Continue reading Atis Tirma! (The last warrior: Bentejuì)
This is a route for one day, but if you've time enough it's better to take a van and enjoy some days more... So wherever you're having your holidays on Gran Canaria it will be easy for you to reach the town of Gáldar, in the North West. Maybe you're staying in Las Palmas and … Continue reading The “Circle Road” of North-West (Gáldar, Puerto de Sardina and Mount Amagro)
Ok! It's the time! In this post I'll share some informations about the amazing town of Agaete, one of the most interesting places on the island, on my opinion! If (or when) you decide to pass from here, spend at least a week around this area, there are such many things to see! Let's start … Continue reading Agaete (and a walk to Guayedra Beach)