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2014-07-18 04:21:15

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - A 7 day journey with 7 illustrators from 7 different countries to discover the essence of the 7 beautiful Canary Islands - The illustrators will share their journey on the onthedraw.travel website and social media as a log book of their experiences The Canary Islands Tourism Board has enlisted the help of 7 renowned illustrators from 7 different countries, including UK artist Steve...

2011-04-15 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel agent On the Beach has revealed that holidays to the Canary Islands are becoming increasingly popular with their customers. They have seen a significant rise in visits to Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria in 2011. Alistair Daly, Marketing Director of On the Beach, comments: "In the past few months we have seen a surge in visits to these islands -- we believe this was prompted by the poor winter...

2008-09-22 15:00:28

By Katy Holland If you're stuck for somewhere to run away to this half term, may I suggest the Happy Islands, better known as the Canaries. They're the perfect retreat for families desperate to escape the gloom. Perhaps a peaceful rustic mansion set among citrus trees is what's needed. Casa El Morro in Lanzarote (0117-942 8476; i- escape.com), is a converted 18th-century hideaway in a volcanic setting: perfect for winding down, yet close enough to quaint villages and beaches. Or you can...

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2004-12-01 08:13:29

MADRID, Spain (AP) -- An estimated 100 million locusts swarmed one of the Canary Islands Tuesday, but the crop-ravaging insects - many with only a week to live - posed little threat, arriving with missing wings and broken legs after their 60-mile flight from the African mainland. Millions of others in the swarm were being blown back out to sea before arriving on Fuerteventura Island as the strong Atlantic Ocean winds changed direction. The reddish, grasshopper-like insects began infesting...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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