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#oceanography   #ElHierrovolcano   #researchVessel  
Research vessel open to visitors
The oceanographic research vessel Angeles Alvarino (above, image: ieo.es ) which is the most modern of the fleet of the Instituto Español de Oceanografía will visit the port of San Sebastian de La Gomera and and will be open to the public on Sunday, May 3rd...
The oceanographic research vessel Angeles Alvarino (above, image: ieo.es) which is the most modern of the fleet of the Instituto Español de Oceanografía will visit the port of San Sebastian de La Gomera and and will be open t...
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Jumping through fire
F ollowing an old custom  the fires are lit in the town of Agulo on La Gomera in honour of the town's patron saint San Marcos on April 24th every year, and many of the town's population are rising to the challenge and jump over the bonfires. Visitors are we...
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Maria deceased
Maria of the landmark bar and sunset meeting spot Bar Maria ( aka Bar las Jornadas and Casa Maria) in La Playa   has died on Thursday afternoon. For many years she was the host and cook in the most popular bar in Valle Gran Rey and was loved by all who ever...
Maria of the landmark bar and sunset meeting spot Bar Maria (aka Bar las Jornadas and Casa Maria) in La Playa has died on Thursday afternoon. For many years she was the host and cook in the most popular bar in Valle Gran Rey ...
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#Ireland  
I'm back in Ireland and it's been exceptionally warm and sunny here for the past few days. Below are some snapshots taken yesterday. Nothing much new on La Gomera, but I will keep in touch with the island while in Ireland and will report anything interestin...
I'm back in Ireland and it's been exceptionally warm and sunny here for the past few days. Below are some snapshots taken yesterday. Nothing much new on La Gomera, but I will keep in touch with the island while in Ireland and...
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#evacuation   #rocknroll   #Ohio  
Thousands evacuated...
...as city built on rock and roll declared unstable waterfordwhispersnews.com reports: AN ESTIMATED 400,000 people have been evacuated in one of the largest operations the United States has ever seen, after the city of Cleveland, Ohio was deemed too unstabl...
...as city built on rock and roll declared unstable waterfordwhispersnews.com reports: AN ESTIMATED 400,000 people have been evacuated in one of the largest operations the United States has ever seen, after the city of Cle...
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A cold winter in The Canary Islands
The peak of Teneriffe's Mount Teide covered in snow. Archive image taken from La Gomerea. © lagomera1.blogspot.com Canary Islands recorded the coldest winter since 1998 The Canary Islands have finally left behind February, the coldest month since 2012, and ...
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Minor #oilslick threat could reach SW Gomera
...BUT let me stress that this is just a relatively small fuel oil from a sunken fishing vessel, not a major slick from a tanker. Nasty all the same but sadly happening regularly all over the world. thinkSPAIN.com reports: Canary Island oil slick threatens ...
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Maria of Playa Maria
Yesterday I reported the death of Maria and I just found a very poignant obituary written by one of her grandchildren, Marcos Brito, who is a DJ and music producer living in London, on his Facebook page . He wrote the following: Marcos Brito  :   Thank you ...
Yesterday I reported the death of Maria and I just found a very poignant obituary written by one of her grandchildren, Marcos Brito, who is a DJ and music producer living in London, on his Facebook page. He wrote the followin...
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Canarian folk in concert
A concert of Canarian folk  music  by the group 'Amalgama', with special emphasis on the traditions of La Gomera, will take place in the cultural centre near the town hall in La Calera, Valle Gran Rey this Saturday, April 18th 2015, at 8 pm. A ll are welcome.
A concert of Canarian folk music by the group 'Amalgama', with special emphasis on the traditions of La Gomera, will take place in the cultural centre near the town hall in La Calera, Valle Gran Rey this Saturday, April 18th ...
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Market and music
Playa de Santiago in La Gomera's south will host a market today with activities for young and old, wine tasting, plus live music from bands and artists such as 'Almogrote Band', Reblujina (Rock), and more. DJs will also perform and the event will last from ...
Playa de Santiago in La Gomera's south will host a market today with activities for young and old, wine tasting, plus live music from bands and artists such as 'Almogrote Band', Reblujina (Rock), and more. DJs will also perfo...
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*A Canarian #Atlantis  
islandconnections.eu reports: Eight new mountains beneath the sea The Canary Islands have aroused scientific interest throughout history. There are many ancient references to them as a group of islands lost in the ocean, far from the known world beyond the ...
islandconnections.eu reports: Eight new mountains beneath the sea The Canary Islands have aroused scientific interest throughout history. There are many ancient references to them as a group of islands lost in the ocean, fa...
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Humourous sketches tonight
The Spanish theatre company 'Abubukaka' will perform a series of humourous sketches under the title 'La Familia Tradicional' in the Auditorio Insular Infanta Cristina in the capital San Sebastian de La Gomera tonight.  The performance of the work 'in three ...
The Spanish theatre company 'Abubukaka' will perform a series of humourous sketches under the title 'La Familia Tradicional' in the Auditorio Insular Infanta Cristina in the capital San Sebastian de La Gomera tonight. The per...
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Three companies 'interested' in providing new ferry
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The former Garajonay Expres in the harbour of Valle Gran Rey Months of rumours and fruitless waiting for the re-opening of the ferry service

Dragonfly knocking on old door
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Unbelievably the insect's colours are true, even the 'tinfoil tail' which in reality glittered more than in the photo. Nature-created art on

A most unusual playground
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Be good now, Mum and Dad are watching you ! Who dares to go into that cauldron ? There's a very unusual playground in the town of Vallehermo

Spectacular Rockfall and Landslide: New Images
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There was a large rockfall and landslide from the top of Teguerguenche mountain towering over Valle Gran Rey yesterday. Around lunchtime the

Top spots to watch sunsets - Part 2
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Valle Gran Rey is the 'sunset capital' of La Gomera and I want to introduce you to some of the best and most popular locations from where to