Gran Canaria is one of the Canary Islands and a popular holiday destination. The Canaries are a small group of Spanish Islands located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 200km off the Northwest coast of Africa. Gran Canaria is a volcanic island with very dramatic and unique scenery. The Canaries are a popular winter holiday choice for Europeans due to the year round warm temperatures and frequent sunny days. Continue reading
The starting point for this short hike is the col known as Degollada de la Goleta (1,578 metres). To get here, one must have a vehicle: two kilometres before reaching the town of Ayacata (coming from the north), look out for a place where the road drops sharply away, with the Nublo in plain view on the right. Park the car and climb westwards along the clearly signposted, central path. Continue reading
Las Canteras is the main beach serving the capital, Las Palmas. Its more than three kilometres of golden sand stretch the length of the western side of the isthmus on which the city stands and which joins the island with the group of volcanic cones, known as “La Isleta”. Fifty years ago this whole area was still covered by sands like those of Maspalomas. Continue reading
Gran Canaria’s 236-kilometre-long shoreline means that the sea is a constant presence. In these latitudes, the Atlantic has an intense blue and a singular wave formation, owing to the Canary Islands’ narrow coastal shelf. As a result of this, the action of the sea has sculpted the Canary coast, carving out sheer cliffs of awesome height and beauty. Continue reading
Aqua Luxury Suites in Santorini is located in Imerovigli town. Imerovigli is a town of Santorini Island, which is an ideal starting point for excursions in Santorini. The hotel provides easy acces for its visitors to discover the most important attractions in Santorini Island. You can visit the Caldera and Pyrgos Village. Go to http://santorini-resort.com/aqua-luxury-suites for direct booking.
New York is one of the most culturally rich cities in USA. The culture of the city has been shaped over the years by the different immigration groups that have made the city their home. The city has evolved as one of the most important international centers for film, music, dance, theater, and visual art.
New York is the center for some of the most important literary movements in the world. The Harlem renaissance that led to the African American literary canon in the country, started from here. Abstract expressionism also has its roots in the city. The city nurtured Jewish American literature as well. One of the major groups in literature, The New York intellectuals who tried to bring together literature and Marxism are from the city. Another major group in literature, The Beat group of poets and writers was also founded in New York. The city has led to the setting up of the PEN American center which is a major international literary organization. Some of the most important literary journals including New York Quarterly, The Paris Review, n+1, and The New York Review of Books are headquartered in the city. Continue reading
Cruising is a truly unique travel experience and its popularity is growing because of its all-inclusive nature. Everything you need is right on the ship. These magnificent ships are floating resorts, and fabulous destinations in themselves, offering everything you would expect in a great resort on land.Go to http://www.guidetocaribbean.net/cheap-cruises-to-the-southern-caribbean.html for more details.
Wake up to fresh tropical breezes Incredible dinning. Spectacular entertainment. Loads of fun activities for all ages. Continue reading
The authorities recently limited the height of all new structures on Koh Samui to no higher than a coconut tree to ensure that all ongoing development will not spoil the island’s unique charm – often described as its ‘boutique’ style. This surprisingly insightful regulation guarantees that the high rise concrete monstrosities that mar the coastlines of Phuket, Pattaya and many other tourist destinations across Thailand – and around the world – will not blight this idyllic Dream Destination island.
Masdanza, the Canaries International Contemporary Dance Festival, has been held on the island of Gran Canaria since 1996. An event consolidated over the years, it gained international status for its sixth edition and is now open to creators of all nationalities. Over the course of several days, audiences can see a variety of dance performances as part of the contemporary choreography competition. Dates from Oct 20, 2012 to Oct 27, 2012.
The Las Palmas International Film Festival has been held at different venues around the capital of the island of Gran Canaria since 1999. Dates from March 16, 2012 to March 24, 2012.
The Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Theatre and Dance Festival has been held in this city on the Canary Islands since 1996. Theatre and dance companies from different parts of the world come together at this summer event to present their latest pieces.
The Canary Islands International Jazz Festival is held in a range of venues such as town squares and theatres throughout the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, La Palma and Lanzarote.
It is a musical event that pays tribute to the internationally famous Canaries tenor Alfredo Krauss, born in Las Palmas in 1927, with various opera productions from the great composers. The programme includes the first performances of various operas, along with other high quality pieces, performed by top-level Spanish and international musicians, with a spectacular array of soloists. Dates from Feb 27, 2012 to Jun 24, 2012.