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this page is dedicated to my parents

In january 2003 we visited Gran Canaria. It was a very special visit.
My parents celebrated the 55 th anniversary of their marriage.
Gran Canaria was the first place, where they went far from home about 40 years ago. And they liked to go back, but this time with their children and grandchildren.

Gran Canaria is known for its sun, sea and beach. And it is not difficult to find large sandy beaches, especially at the south coast.
Allthough the beach I ever visited was in the north, in the capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

At the coast are very lovely places with a lot of flowering plants.
And, when you go inland, you can discover a rough mountaineous landscape and several nice towns and villages.

  • Last visit to Isla de Gran Canaria: Jan 2003
  • Intro Updated Dec 20, 2003
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  • lomi's Profile Photo
    Nov 13, 2008 at 6:26 AM

    Just back from our Gran Canaria trip. I have to agree about the spectacular views from Artenara. A bit scary getting there though, especially if you suffer with vertigo. Enjoyed your pages.

  • feag's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2008 at 7:47 AM

    i am off with my boyfriend to meloneras resort soon and came across your pages thanks - will def make a visit to the morgan area. loved the photos & so nice your parents had a good holiday all together thats lovely Jane

  • tessy's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2006 at 1:49 PM

    Great, that you show the beauties of the island, not only the beach! I'm looking forward to go there!

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2005 at 1:49 PM

    Nice to dedicate a page to your parents Good work I liked Gran Canaria

  • Bernd_L's Profile Photo
    Nov 23, 2004 at 4:31 AM

    It's good that you show some of the nice parts of Gran Canaria. Most people only see the beach, their hotel and some nightsclubs. They don't know what they miss. But if they all would tour the backcountry - maybe it wouldn't be that beautiful anymore.

  • eledhwen's Profile Photo
    Sep 15, 2004 at 4:34 AM

    Wonderful page, I am going to Grand Canaria this Saturday, so I really appreciate all the tips. Daniela

  • tpangelinan's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2004 at 9:46 AM

    Great page! Sounds like a wonderful place to go and for such an occation! Beautiful photos and very helpful information. I really love lighthouses! :o)

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2004 at 11:56 PM

    Hi Ali, Fantastic place to take your parents, they must have been thrilled, and wow what a beautiful landscape to be seen here, all the best to you CLIFF

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Apr 28, 2004 at 12:58 PM

    My congratulations to your parents! Where are they going to go to celebrate next anniversaries? Beautiful page, pics, great info! I like esp. the caves.

  • caffeine_induced78's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2003 at 2:48 PM

    Wonderful pics and informative tips. Congratulations to your parents - they still look like sweethearts.

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