Walking in the Canaries
Fri, 08 Jan 2016
The highlight of this holiday has to be the walk along the Ruta de los Volcanoes (GR 131). Twelve miles long, it winds through pine forest and cloud to emerge in sunshine on a cinder track that snakes past black lava lakes, sheer-sided craters and seven volcanoes along the spine of this amazing...
Tenerife and Teide
Thu, 07 Jan 2016
The highlight of this cruise and walk holiday (apart from the excellent company and superb food on our Ship Balmoral) was the walk on Mount Teide on Tenerife. Whilst in the Canaries we were blessed with beautiful warm sunny days without a cloud in the sky (at least where we happened to be).
The Hidden Depths of Gran Canaria
Tue, 05 Jan 2016
Hotel Concorde, our base for a week in February, was a few minutes stroll from the promenade around the bay that is Playa de las Canteras to the north of Las Palmas.
Winding Walking Tour through Lanzarote
Mon, 04 Jan 2016
Lanzarote is a rugged island that is peppered with extinct volcanoes, which provides interesting walking through varied scenery, and usually in good weather too. And, happily, that was the case for us.