21 October 2015

El Pinillo

The meaning of the place name “Temisas” has not been satisfactorily determined and academics remain unsure of its origins. Austrian scholar Dominik Josef Wölfel gathered all possible derivatives: themensay, themiaas, theminsas, temensa, temisas and temisa. Continue reading “El Pinillo”

6 May 2015

Barranco de La Virgen Ravine Walk

This walk through the Barranco de la Virgen ravine was chosen because even though it’s one of Gran Canaria’s largest ravines, it remains unknown for many hikers. The aim of this description is to encourage nature lovers and everyone who wants to learn about and discover mostly untouched environments to go on this walk, which is suitable for anyone who’s used to hiking. Continue reading “Barranco de La Virgen Ravine Walk”

27 April 2010

Montaña de Agüimes

Route of the walk
Agüimes – Barranco de Guayadeque – Playa del Burrero – Playa de San Agustín

Observations:
For the coastal section, it’s a good idea to take sun cream, a towel and a swimsuit in case you want a swim after the walk.
Please take utmost care at the archaeological sites you visit. Continue reading “Montaña de Agüimes”

29 March 2010

Azuaje ravine

This is the first in a series of walks provided in collaboration with GLOBAL and ecological group Turcón-Ecologistas en Acción. Described by Álvaro Monzón, one of the leading members of this group, the walks include excursions through protected natural landscapes of the island of Gran Canaria. Continue reading “Azuaje ravine”