In an article for the Huffington Post, Matthew Hirtes, author of Going Local in Gran Canaria: How to turn a holiday destination into a home (Summertime Publishing, 2012) highlights some of the most breathtaking parts of the islands. He writes:
“Gran Canaria, where I’ve lived for the past eight years, is a mini continent: it’s Sahara-impersonating south contrasting with the more lushly tropical north where you can even holiday next to a banana plantation. Or spend a weekend exploring its capital Las Palmas, a Havana … for the short-haul traveller.”
Read about Matthew’s Seven Wonders here.