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    WHAT WE DID IN GRAN CANARIA PART 2

    Welcome to the second part of the things we did in Gran Canaria. In case you have missed the first part you can check it out HERE. So during our trip we also: Walked on the sandy dunes in Maspalomas This is another “must” in probably everyone’s itinerary when in Gran Canaria. The Maspalomas dunes are the island’s symbol. There were crowds of tourists taking pictures where the sand begins, so we walked further. Soon, we were almost all by ourselves, surrounded only by sandy dunes. It felt like another world. We walked all the way to the sea and back and at the end I was (I can only…

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    WHAT WE DID IN GRAN CANARIA PART 1

    First of all looking back to this trip we made in January, I am so happy and thankful for it. Regarding this current situation, who knows when we will be able to travel carefree again and the fact that we did one pretty decent trip this year already, makes everything a bit better. There are so many cool places we visited and things we did, it would take me too long to write all posts about everything. I figured this time I should do a bit different post (I did similar kinds of posts about Miami Beach and Rome). I decided to collect what we did during our time in…

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    ON THE HIGHEST PEAK OF GRAN CANARIA – ROQUE NUBLO

    I would say we were quite lucky with the weather on our previous hikes, for example on the highest peak of Tenerife (whole post about it here: https://majalampe.com/2018/07/27/on-the-highest-peak-of-spain-el-teide-3718m-and-getting-mountain-sickness/) as well as on the highest peak of Madeira ( whole post about it here: https://majalampe.com/2019/07/16/a-hike-to-the-highest-peak-of-madeira-pico-ruivo/). This time luck was not on our side haha, but we still had a great time, since it was not just about the destination but we enjoyed the whole experience. I have to admit we did not pay a lot of attention to the weather forecast, but just picked a random day to go to the mountains instead. From the coast (where we stayed) the weather…