17 Interesting Facts About the Canary Islands

Interesting Facts About the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are a unique part of Spain. Geographically part of Africa and politically part of Europe, this small island chain is unlike anywhere where else in Spain or the EU. In addition to being different from the rest of Spain, the islands are all different from each other as well—sometimes having radically different …

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19 Incredible Photos of the Canary Islands

La Graciosa on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands

During my more than a decade traveling the world, I had the pleasure of visiting and photographing Spain’s incredible Canary Islands. Located off the coast of Africa, the volcanic chain of islands are a Spanish province with a history dating back to the colonization of the Americas. Over the course of my visited, I explored …

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Behind the Lens – The Milky Way over La Palma, Canary Islands

I am not an expert in Astrophotography. Nonetheless, I had the chance to try my hand at it when I was on the island of La Palma back in 2011. La Palma, along with Mauna Kea in Hawaii, is one of the most important locations for professional astronomy in the world. It is the location …

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