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This is a photo a friend took in Melenara (near Telde) – As you can tell, he’s seen better days! Melenara is quite a small place and although the locals use the beach there (especially those who live in Telde,… (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria – New Shops Opening

I tend to visit my family in the UK once a year (normally in May, to coincide with both the supposedly good spring weather and my mother’s birthday). It is also a week when I can trawl the UK shops… (READ MORE)

Water Fight in Lomo Magullo

This fiesta takes place every August and thousands of Canarians come to Lomo Magullo, which is in Telde, to take part in this street water fight. The tradition is known as water-fetching (“traĆ­da de agua” in Spanish) and it dates… (READ MORE)