Exploring Santa Brígida, the town with a thousand faces!

The first impression that you have visiting the town is that here the rural past and the present dominated by tourism have merged perfectly, creating an incredibly balanced combination of quiet areas and events of major social relevance. The city of Santa Brígida has 17,600 citizens and it's located about 14 km to the interior of … Continue reading Exploring Santa Brígida, the town with a thousand faces!

Castillo del Romeral: where the salt is gold!

Castillo del Romeral is a very characteristic and populous town located on the south-east coast of Gran Canaria, between El Matorral and South Juncalillo. It is easy to get there just following the GC-501 road, which starts at Juan Grande. - If you're coming from the north (for ex. Las Palmas, or the Airport Area) then you'll … Continue reading Castillo del Romeral: where the salt is gold!

The Origins of Gran Canaria

According to the description of Leonardo Torriani in "Descrizione e Storia del Regno delle Isole Canarie" (1588) the island of Gran Canaria in the past it was so fertile and abundant of goods that it was enough to sustain almost sixty thousand souls in such a small space of land, without any help from another place. … Continue reading The Origins of Gran Canaria