Gran Canaria - a taster December 12th 2013 Hola to one and all...
This blog has been seriously delayed... I got back from my first, albeit brief, visit to Gran Canaria a few weeks ago but I have been sooooo busy - mainly doing not much at all! Although with Crimbo just round the corner and another imminent trip to Switzerland coming up... shopping has been my main focus - I think I preferred last year when I was in the Maldives a ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » Gran Canaria 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
We live in such a big beautiful world... and my ideal is to see as much of it as poss. working overseas means I spend time in various places not just two weeks and it's great fun meeting new people and learning about different cultures... and to be in the Maldives rather than the UK for the winter - wouldn't want it any other way!... full info