La Cumbrecita

This is an amazing hike for littles and adults. We walked a short, lovely loop through beautiful green pine trees. The views of the mountains are big and awe inspiring. I feel silly using so many extravagant descriptions, but it was that spectacular.

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La Ruta de Volcanes

In the southern tip of the island of La Palma, the path of the volcanos was one of my favorite hikes. We wandered the edge of a volcano, walked down a challenging hiking trail through lava fields and cooled off at the beach. But we all had a blast on the trail. Afterwards we took a bus back up to where we parked our car. It is a great place for everyone to explore. 

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Fish Corner @ Peña la Vieja

At the end of Peña La Vieja beach, on Las Canteras in Las Palmas, there is a tiny corner at low tide that becomes one of the best places to swim with fish on the island. There are hundreds of colorful swimmers of all different kinds everywhere.

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A Weekend in Mogan

We spent the weekend of spring break in Mogan. It has a REALLY great beach and town for us kids to play. The Radisson Blu resort was super kid focused, with sports and games and bouncy houses, which was pretty great. The town is so freaking cute.

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Cueva Del Silencio

This is the perfect kid hike if you are on the south of Gran Canaria and have half a day. Someone made a scavenger hunt for kids that included painted rocks. The canyon and hike area are really pretty and the total distance is just under 5km.

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Festival de Los Indianos : Carnaval de Las Palmas

The Festival de Los Indianos is a traditional event we have every year during Carnival in the Canary islands. We dress up fancy in all white and have baby powder battles.

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