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New world music festival
#worldmusic   #reggae   #roots   #festival   #events  
A welcome new music festival is being held for the first time in La Gomera's capital San Sebastian this Saturday, September 10th 2015, from 9pm. There will be six bands performing music from from around the world including Re...
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Movie shot in La Gomera showing in Playa de Santiago
#RonHoward   #IntheHeartoftheSea   #movie   #location  
Filming a beach scene in 2013 The movie 'In the Heart of the Sea' directed by Ron Howard which was partially filmed in La Gomera's south will finally be screened for the first time on the island in the main film location in ...
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Helicopter stationed on La Gomera
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The helicopter stationed on LA Gomera (Image source: gomeratoday.com ) La Gomera now has a multi-functional helicopter stationed at the airport above Playa de Santiago for the summer months. The chopper is equipped for rescue missions and can carry a load o...
The helicopter stationed on LA Gomera (Image source: gomeratoday.com) La Gomera now has a multi-functional helicopter stationed at the airport above Playa de Santiago for the summer months. The chopper is equipped for rescue...
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Air-to-air missile found on La Gomera
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Image source: eldia.es The explosives and bomb disposal unit of the Spanish police Guardia Civil had to be dispatched from Tenerife South airport to La Gomera after a viable air-to-air missile was found on La Gomera near the main road in the sleepy banana-g...
Image source: eldia.es The explosives and bomb disposal unit of the Spanish police Guardia Civil had to be dispatched from Tenerife South airport to La Gomera after a viable air-to-air missile was found on La Gomera near the...
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The Canaria Dancers
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I spotted these sunny 'Canaria Dancers' busking in the wind and rain in a town in the southwest of Ireland recently, and boy, can they move ! The music was Irish though and not Canarian. They're probably collecting for a holi...
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Praise for La Gomera's genuine laid-back atmosphere
#tourism   #destinations   #atmosphere   #islands   #lagomera  
The following is an excerpt from an article by Damien Enright, who like me will spend the spring and summer at home in Ireland. It appeared in the Irish Examiner last Monday and eloquently describes the type of atmosphere La ...
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Passenger terminal nearing completion
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Image taken a couple of weeks ago by H.P. The new passenger terminal in the port of Vueltas in Valle Gran Rey is nearing completion and the facility should be officially opened just in time for the busy winter season. All th...
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Summer rock festival
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A rock festival will take place in 'La Villa', as islanders call La Gomera's capital San Sebastian de La Gomera, this Saturday, August 27th 2016, from 8pm. The annual event will feature six bands headed by local rockers 'Tone...
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Lovin' La Gomera
Below is an article which appeared in yesterday's Irish Independent : ''The Secret Canary Island: A holiday paradise beyond the brochures 3 La Gomera is the Canary Island that time forgot. And that's exactly why you should visit, says Thomas Breathnach. SHA...
Below is an article which appeared in yesterday's Irish Independent: ''The Secret Canary Island: A holiday paradise beyond the brochures 3 La Gomera is the Canary Island that time forgot. And that's exactly why you...
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No news is good news
It's spring time on La Gomera island and off-season. Spring and early summer are La Gomera's most quiet times and there isn't much to report. However I can reassure my readers that I'm regularly in contact with my winter exi...
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Casa La Familia closed down
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For four years 'Casa La Familia' had been La Gomera's best and most popular music venue, meeting point and social club for residents and visitors alike. Their regular live music events, flea markets, and parties were always w...
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Cine Searcus in San Sebastian de La Gomera tonight
An unusual spectacle is taking place in San Sebastian de La Gomera tonight, April 2nd 2016 at 8:30 pm when the French troupe 'Cine Searcus' will be performing a mix of theatre and music with the inclusion of short films on the main square 'Plaza de Las Amer...
An unusual spectacle is taking place in San Sebastian de La Gomera tonight, April 2nd 2016 at 8:30 pm when the French troupe 'Cine Searcus' will be performing a mix of theatre and music with the inclusion of short films on th...
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Big Buddha Finding New Buddies In La Gomera
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The two ton Buddha of La Gomera What's a huge marble statue of Buddha weighing two tons doing in the middle of nowhere in a remote part of L

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