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The Island of Eternal Spring | December 2012

Fourteen of us took part in the RRC trip to Gran Canaria in December. The island has been called a continent in miniature, because of the variety it offers, but I like the appellation “island of eternal spring”. It is wetter and greener in the North and much more arid in the South, but we…
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La Gomera | December 2011

Travelling to the island involves a 4 hour flight to Tenerife and then 2 long ferry trips. However the effort in getting there is well rewarded on arrival. The island has spectacular mountains, valleys, gorges, forests, and coastal cliffs. Our hotel, The Gran Rey, faced the sea with mountains and gorges at the rear. Having…
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