Gran Canaria – A Road Trip

The island of Gran Canaria is commonly associated with crowded beaches, towering hotels and frantic holiday makers, but there is a different side to it as well
For those of us seeking an alternative experience, the interior of the island offers a serene beauty, some spectacular panoramic views and remnants of the original “Islas Canarias”
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The trip took us around the island – a trip that can easily be done in a day. Starting in Puerto de Mogan the first half was through the vast tourist areas developed on the western and southern parts. Once you reach the small town of Teror (with a single “r”) the whole sceenery changes completely.

The churh and town square in Teror

The churh and town square in Teror

 

A spectacular view from El Roque Nublo

A spectacular view from El Roque Nublo

A Mountain Road

A Mountain Road in central Gran Canaria

Residential Area Canary style

Residential Area Canary style

The Streets of Puerto de Mogan

The Streets of Puerto de Mogan

Gran Canaria – more than crowded Beaches

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