Day 10 & 11 Gran Canaria Islands March 20th 2018 Day 10 – another really lazy day at sea. I finally got my massage and Elke was playing trivia with Val & Derek from Wales. More drinks.
Day 11 – Landed at Las Palmas in the Gran Canaria Island. (nothing to do with the bird – it comes from the Latin word for dog. It is believed that when the Romans arrived they saw the fur seals which they called sea dogs) This tour takes us to a family ru ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands 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