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Surfing in Gran Canaria

Surfing in Gran Canaria

The perfect place to learn and Practise Surfing…I am talking about Gran Canaria a part of the canary islands and the ‘Hawaii of Europe’.

Aquasport – Waters Sports on Playa del Ingles Beach

Aquasport offer a wide array of water sports, boat hire and adrenaline fulled thrills on the beach at Playa del Ingles. You can choose from any of the following…

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Off Road Mountain Biking in Gran Canaria

Having visited the Gran Canaria island for some years we though it was about time to see of the sights this beautiful island has to offer and take part in some excursions. A 41km off-road mountain bike trip into the mountains seemed ideal…

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Scuba Diving in Gran Canaria

The waters surrounding Gran Canaria are teeming with colourful marine life from the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Atlantic and from Africa. There are eleven species only found in the Canaries, you can dive on all sides of the island and all year round due to the great climate. Most of the island is surrounded by a shelf at about 20-24m deep – ideal for recreational diving.

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Gran Canaria Island Tours

There are various island tours available, if you are staying in the south of the island (the tourist hot-sports) then we recommend you take a tour north of the island and see how the climate and vegetation changes, plus the various cave houses and volcanos, the long and winding mountain roads also offer breathtaking views across the mountains.

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Gran Canaria Views

This viewpoint is located on the western border of the Macizo de Amurga, and looks over the Barranco de Fataga, carved out of phonolitic rock lova flows which reach a thickness of 500m.

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Missing English TV in the Canary Islands?

As Sky TV in the UK constantly move UK TV channels to different transponders in an aim to concentrate the satellite beam exclusively to the UK, it has become harder and harder to get UK channels in the Canaries and Spain in general without spending lots of money on large satellite dishes.

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Slight increase in unemployment in the Canaries

The number of unemployed people in the Canary Islands has risen by 237 people during October 2013.

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Increase in foreign workers in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands has seen an increase of 352 foreign workers in August 2013, an increase of 0.47% when compared to the previous month of July yet the figures for the whole year of 2013 so far show a decrease of 3.69% (2,877 people).

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Canary Islands continue to register increases in tourism

The Canary Islands have received 6,724,603 foreign tourists from January to August this year (2013) which is 1.5% more than the same period last year (2012), according to a survey carried out by Frontur, on behalf of the Ministry of Industry.

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