Articles with tag: africa cruises

We arrived at  Bandama by b us No. 311. Fare was $1.80 and it took 30 minutes from there to Las Palmas.  There’s a volcanic vent that's a must see!  The clouds had dispersed and it became hot again! Two dogs were barking at us. But we carried on: There are two pathways...
In the morning, before the temperature got too high, we decided to visit the lighthouse (Maspalomas lighthouse) that we had seen from the sand dunes. We were also excited to finally swim in the sea!  The area near the lighthouse is called  Maspalomas . A lot of buses go there....
In the morning, we decided to go to the capital of the city of  Las Palmas - Gran Canaria. There are two capitals on the Canary Islands! One capital is on Gran Canaria island, the other is on the island Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The capital moves every 4 years. You can see Las Palmas in the...
We arrived at the square in front of the  Cathedral in  Las Palmas , Canary. The City Hall is in front of the Cathedral. And there are dog statues by the stairs in front of it! One can climb the  Cathedral of Santa Ana  by the elevator. Tickets cost $2...
Below are photos from the aquarium in  Palmitos Park in  Las Palmas,  Canary. It was dark in there, so our photos did not come out as well as they could have. However, they do show the different aspects of the aquarium. We left the aquarium and walked through the  park...
Palmitos Park  hosted a dolphin show at 1 p.m. Below is the pool where the performance took place. Tribunes were situated under the canopy, spraying water on the outskirts to keep the area cool: While spectators gathered for the show, the dolphins played. Do you see how the dolphin threw...
There are a lot of parrots in the  Palmitos Park in  Las Palmas  and some of them gladly talk to you! :) 'Do you have to leave? What a pity!' A picture board of the different types of parrots: And their claws are different as well! Lizards basking on the rocks. They are...
In the morning we decided to go to  Pamitos Park . The park is located in the mountains. We went there by bus and fare was $3. As we drove higher into the mountains, my ears became blocked, like they do in airplanes. This is the road: We arrived at the  park  and the tickets...
We arrived to Caesar Manrique's House. It was here that he found 5 enormous pieces of solidified lava that had formed into caves. Manrique built his house here. Below is a museum, as well as a Caesar Manrique fund, that deals with protecting nature on the island.  Our guide gave us all...
Here, we were on the observation deck of the  Mirador del Rio . The exit to the ocean was fenced in.... ....just like this. Beyond the wall, there was an observation deck with views of the Chinijo Archipelago. Below are some close-up shots of the landscape. The population is 300,000...

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