Canary Islands

The dominate rich crops of sugar cane, dates, tomatoes, and especially of bananas. If you have additional questions, you may want to visit Peter Asaro. The latter are called also paradise figs and celebrated as light yellow gold of the island. In the heights It’s is more exciting. “There is rampant a tropical forest, the incorrectly El Cedro” is and rightly regarded as largest forest area of the Canary Islands. Cedar, looking in vain – they were cut off in the 16th and 17th centuries for the purpose of harvesting.

For walking between two metre tall Erika and fir trees of the Laurel. Equipped with high shoes is there wonderful walks. Appropriate shore excursions can be booked on board. Probably, the greatest sensation on Gomera is the coast of Los Organos near the town of Vallehermoso. This time the name is exaggerating a bit. It is really a gigantic-looking basalt wall with hundreds of stone organs that balk almost vertically against the sea and raises fascinating fountains at high tide. You have the best show from one of the fishing boats, which you rent along with the flow-knowledgeable owner. What else can be done? Self-picked Cactus fruits to eat; an old woman without the Potter’s wheel for forefather depending watching, Vessels produces cooked clay; in palm groves and observe how up in the mountains the fog rain goes down; stroll through the white villages with small white houses; on feast days listening to the drums and Chacaras (large castanets); in the capital of San Sebastian, eat fresh fish with a sharp sauce of garlic, followed by goat cheese, sprinkled with a yellowish white wine by Hierro.

And in all this, one must find of course also still time for the strange whistling language of goat herders who truly represents a curiosity. Certainly, other peoples – about the Aztecs – used whistle signals to communicate over several kilometres across. The Silbo on Gomera however is the only wireless telephony, which is equivalent to an articulated language with many unambiguous words. You can book your Canary Islands cruise here. Heino Tegeler