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Entries from March 2012

Oil Drilling Off Gran Canaria Coast

March 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Perhaps you saw this article in the Daily Mail a couple of days ago: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2121065/Canary-Islands-threat-Repsol-oil-drilling-agreement-just-40-miles-coast.html?ito=feeds-newsxml claiming that oil is going to be drilled for a mere 40 miles off the coastline. So, is this true and, if so, how will it impact Gran Canaria tourists? Many Canarian business owners are protesting, fearing that this will […]

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Babalu Gran Canaria Review

March 27th, 2012 · No Comments

The Babalu is in a good location for getting to the Europa Centre and is only a 15 minute walk down the hill to Amadores beach. The apartments are basic but very clean with a good-size balcony. There are three swimming pools at Babalu and the pool bar is great for chilling out and having […]

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Best Rural Retreats in Gran Canaria

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments

I recently received the following email and thought I would answer it here to benefit anyone else who wants to get away from it all and stay out of the main tourist areas on their Gran Canaria trip. QUESTION – Victoria – do you know how many km the road circumference of GC is? We […]

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