La Gomera, Canary Islands: Organised day trip May 20th 2014 We have lived in Tenerife for over three years now and thought it was about time to make a visit to the neighbouring island of La Gomera. Retirement is looking after us well.
We chose this day to celebrate two recent important personal occasions.
As we know little about the island, we decided to make our first visit on board an organised coach tour. What a great idea that was too.
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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
We are George & Theresa.
We took early retirement at the end of 2010 and intended to spend an extended time travelling.
First we visited our favourite location of Tenerife where we intended on staying for three or four months and possibly buying a property ready for our finally settling down.
We have enjoyed our time here in Tenerife so much we have bought a property and have decided to change our travelling plans.
We still plan to travel the world, but will now be doing so over a longer period of time with regular stays in Tenerife in between.
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