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Dramatic video of ferry crashing into pier in Las Palmas
The Naviera Armas ferry ' Volcan de Tamasite' crashed into a pier in port of Las Palmas on Gran Canaria last night after it had just left the inner harbour of Puerto de la Luz. Thirteen passengers on board a ferry were injured when the large ferry slammed i...

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German chancellor Merkel in La Gomera again
Merkel in La Gomera 2016 (Image: Darias/La Opinion ) German chancellor Angela Merkel is spending her Easter holidays in La Gomera again, together with her husband Joachim Sauer. This is the now the fifth time the 'world's most powerful woman' is spending he...

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Happy Easter
A very HAPPY EASTER ! Above twin lambs had just been born when we took this photo here in Ireland yesterday.

Orca sighting off La Gomera
La Gomera, and especially an area in the Atlantic just off the southern coastline, forms part of one of best whale watching destinations in the world, where you can experience the sight of over 20 species of whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. Thr...

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Huge drinking water loss
Water tap in La Calera, Valle Gran Rey In contrast to some of the other Canary Islands, La Gomera has an abundant supply of water. While the many open reservoirs are exclusively used for irrigation of the crops in summer, nearly all the drinking water and t...

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Bar Maria to become fast food outlet
Above is the architect's proposal for Casa Maria in La Playa (Image: Martin Hartmann) Legendary Bar Maria , which has been a popular meeting point at the beach in La Playa in Valle Gran Rey since the 1960's, has finally been sold for an undisclosed sum. The...

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FERRY NEWS: New boat looking for crew
The long awaited re-opening of the so-called 'interior ferry line', sorely missed since 2012, connecting the ports of La Gomera's capital San Sebastian, Playa de Santiago and Valle Gran Rey is back in the news once again. This time it is solid news and the ...

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Another sail training ship visits Vueltas
The three-masted 'Alva' from Stockholm in the harbour of Vueltas, Valle Gran Rey yesterday.  The 44 metres long vessel is crewed by students and operated by the Swedish marine instute. Vueltas harbour is attracting more and more large sailing vessels.

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Vueltas
Sunset with Vueltas church recently

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Lunchtime live

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