Houses at the pirate’s bay
The pirate’s bay - the name alone seems mysterious. Near the small village Tijarafe, you will find this beautiful bay.
Legend has it that pirates and smugglers used to live here. Today, there remain holiday houses constructed in the bay that offer a spectacular view.
If you are on holiday in La Palma, you shouldn’t miss a hike to the highest mountain of the island.
This is the Roque de los Muchachos with 2400 m.
The visit of the summit is worth it because of the steep and winding road that goes up. From Santa Cruz to Roque de los Muchachos, it is approx. 43 kil
Let’s do a roadtrip north to Santo Domingo!
On the road north with views of the Caldeira de Taburiente
Our first stop for today is the Mirador de Santo Domingo.
Starting in Todoque, we need more than 1 h of time reaching that village – when you look at the winding road along the coast, this is no
If you are at La Palma, you cannot escape one thing: Canarian bananas! In every supermarket you will find this yellow, well-known fruit (fresh or dried with salt or cinnamon). And throughout the island, you can see plantations everywhere.
Countless banana plantations - sometimes covered with white
After we talked about the great hike in the Caldeira de Taburiente in our last post, we would now like to give you an insight into two beautiful towns of the island: Los Llanos and Puerto Naos.
Puerto Naos is located in the south-west of the island and is known for its beach.
If you, like us, have
Today we go hiking in the well-known national park Caldeira de Taburiente.
In the morning, we drive to Los Llanos. From there, we follow the signs for the parking Barranco de las Angustias.
The parking lot is, as the name says, in a canyon, so we have to drive down a few miles - on a narrow, small
Today's program: Roadtrip trough the island and visiting the Salt Garden in the south of La Palma!
LP-301 near El Pilar
After a delicious breakfast with fresh vegetables and fruit, we start from Todoque towards El Paso and then turn off the LP-3 on the LP-301 in the direction of El Pilar. Soon, we m
Today is the starting day of our vacation! We (7 adults) wake up at 4:20 am. Our flight from Frankfurt to La Palma leaves at 9 o'clock.
Fortunately, the ride to the airport runs smoothly so that we arrive in Frankfurt at around 7 o’clock, drop off our luggage and have a nice and relaxed breakfast i
After traveling of app. 4,000 kilometres by train through China, we now have to say goodbye to the Middle Kingdom.
We would like to review our wonderful journey with you and summarize our personal highlights here:
1. Beijing and the Great Wall
Where should one start best when reporting from Beijing
We wake up with a strange feeling this morning - we only have two days left in Yangshuo until we fly back to Germany!
Well, instead of moping, we try to enjoy the last days: We planned doing a small hike, eating good food and chilling at the hotel.
For today, we planned to go to Xingping for a wond
Our second night at the hostel Yangshuo Mountain Retreat. Today, we plan to take a stroll on West Street and want to hike to spectacular Moon Hill.
In the morning, we start the day with a breakfast on the balcony of our small room.
Breakfast on the balcony - small but nice
Then, we start
The first night at the Yangshuo Mountain Retreat was wonderfully quiet.
In the morning, we go down in the beautiful garden directly next to the Yulong River.
We order a delicious breakfast: toast with scrambled eggs, pancakes and muesli.
A wonderful start in the day
Until noon, we relax in the hote