Spain - La Gomera, 21 October 2007 December 5th 2007 A one day trip by ferry to La Gomera which, by the way, I didn't know that in Arabic meant 'small firebrand' (according to Wikipedia Encyclopedia).
We took the ferry from Los Cristianos in one October early morning.
A small island with narrow streets, nice painted houses, friendly people, calm life... Pitty we hadn't time to explore the whole island. Maybe next time... ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » La Gomera Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more