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Blue Bird to the rescue

Blue Bird to the rescue

There is always something happening on Gran Canaria, fortunately for this crew, a boat lost was as serious as it got. Two visitors here from Finland decided, as so many do, to spend the day in the picturesque little fishing village of Puerto de Mogán and, seduced by the call of the calm blue sea off to the south of the island, boarded a […]

New SPAR Gran Canaria Airport

New SPAR Gran Canaria Airport

The SPAR group started 2015 with a major milestone in it’s 29 year history here on the island by opening a new SPAR supermarket in the domestic and international arrivals terminal at Gran Canaria Airport. The store was opened by President of the Board of SPAR Gran Canaria, Angel Medina, Airport director, Alberto Martin, and the Ingenio […]

48th Las Palmas Opera season

48th Las Palmas Opera season

The highlights of the 48th Las Palmas opera season will start on February 24/26/28 with OTELLO by Verdi, continuing on March 24/26/28 with DON PASQUALE by Donizetti, April 21/23/25 Gounod’s FAUST by Gounod and May 27/29/31  with Puccini’s Madame BUTTERFLY. The season comes to an end with a concert at the Alfredo Kraus by mezzo-soprano Elina […]

Las Palmas marathon on Sunday

Las Palmas marathon on Sunday

The Las Palmas DISA MARATHON 2015 is this coming Sunday and as with every event of this magnitude in the city, there will of course be road closures, possible traffic jams in the streets near the route and changes of priority along the Coastal Highway. So, If you have plans to visit our beautiful capital this weekend, it would […]

V Clasica Mogán 24.1.

V Clasica Mogán 24.1.

For all you classic car fans, the Fifth Clasica Mogán is on once again this coming weekend. The Cordial Mogán Playa Hotel and the Paseo de los Marrero in Puerto de Mogán will be the official venue starting point and finish line. The day is set to start with verifications from 9.30 am and road time tests from 12.00 with various different sections […]

Tunte Celebrates Tapas Route II

Tunte Celebrates Tapas Route II

This Saturday and Sunday the historic center of Tunte Celebrates Tapas Route II The European Spring starts in Gran Canaria this coming weekend with the spectacular blossoming across the middle of the island of Almond trees and various other flora and one of the many traditional fiestas to celebrate the return of the flowers and […]

AEMET yellow warning for wind and waves

AEMET yellow warning for wind and waves

Those of you basking in the springlike winter weather on Gran Canaria may have noticed some strong gusting winds today.  The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) activated a yellow alert (signifying risk) in the Canary Islands due to adverse coastal phenomena today, which is expected to last through tomorrow as well. On the island of La […]

AEMET yellow warning for wind and waves

AEMET yellow warning for wind and waves

Those of you basking in the springlike winter weather on Gran Canaria may have noticed some strong gusting winds today.  The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) activated a yellow alert (signifying risk) in the Canary Islands due to adverse coastal phenomena today, which is expected to last through tomorrow as well. On the island of La […]

New traffic signs in SBT

New traffic signs in SBT

The City of San Bartolomé de Tirajana is completing a campaign of renovation and installation of new informational signs and directions for drivers and pedestrians around various hubs and crossroads of the municipality, to improve traffic circulation and especially for what has been termed as “adventurous tourists”. The new vertical signs were developed by the Department of […]