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Surf Course in Gran Canaria
"These group lessons are going everyday from Monday till Saturday. Normally the lessons start in the morning with the pick up between 8.30h and 9.30h. The course is ending with a drop of at your hotel normally between 13.30h-14.30h.This school wil riding some waves. We are closely located to the southern beaches San Agustin and Playa del Ingles. Another advantage to joining this surf safari is getting the first pick of great surfing locations. Your knowledgeable instructors will take you t which means you get less map time and more wave time."""Explore the best spots of the island of Gran Canaria with your qualified instructors and learn how to surf at your own pace on some of the best beaches in the area.title=Highlights&1=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level&2=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&3=Popular+choice+with+kids&4=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&5=Led+by+a+local+guide&6=Once-in-a-Lifetime+Experience""
From EUR55.00
Day Trip to La Graciosa with Bus and Ferry Ticket Included
"Enjoy La Graciosa on your own! Roam the island by bike or on foot rent a jeep or catch a taxi and enjoy its unique scenery and dream beaches. Stroll around the sandy streets and whitewashed houses of Caleta de Sebo and let yourself be overwhelmed by the feeling of relaxation and tranquility that you can sense in every “Playa La Francesa” or “Montaña Amarilla”.  Swim and cool off in its pristine and turquoise waters! You can also enjoy a bunch of water activities like snorkeling kayaking or stand up paddle and for the more experienced ones enclaves with spectacular conditions for surfing and kite surfing. A paradise to discover!""""Discover the island of  La Graciosa: exotic unique and anchored in time. Its small an picturesque villages and beaches will leave you breathless! ."
From EUR29.00
La Graciosa Catamaran Cruise and Island Day Trip from Lanzarote Including Lunch
"Start your experience with pick up from a meeting point at Costa Teguise Arrecife Puerto del Carmen Puerto Calera or Playa Blanca area of Lanzarote. Then relax on your air-conditioned coach as you travel to the port of Órzola on the island's north coast. Here board a ferry and enjoy a 20-minute crossing to La Graciosa admiring the views of the El Rio strait — the channel between the two islands — on the way.Arrive at Graciosa’s portside capital
From EUR59.00

Most Viewed Tourist Traps in The Gambia


The bumsters are harmless if you don’t fall for their tricks, they are friendly and talkative. Usually they will walk with you for a while then give up if you politely say you are not interested. I...
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Money changers

When you are out and about you will find locals coming up to you and offer you to change money. Be aware of those offering a high rate as it sometimes turns out that they fool you. Hidden in a bunch...
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Jul 14, 2010

Beach Touts...

Pretty much any beach along the commercialised hotel stretches on the coast are dotted with a mixture of beggars and locals with sales skills that would put most corporate high flyers to shame. Be...
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May 31, 2009

Green Tourist Taxis

The Green Tourist taxis are not different from their yellow cousins other than colour and price! Walk out of the controlled tourist zones avoiding various touts, negotiate a competitive price with a...
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Nov 21, 2007

At the beach

Whilst on the beach be aware of all those who want to be your friend and ten minutes later are putting their hand out saying "give from your heart!" they want money off you,, dont get me wrong i have...
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May 29, 2007

local guides are best

The holiday company reps will try to sell you their trips.They do this within the first 24 hours of your arrival,before you have time to familiarize yourself with your surroundings.They will advise...
Feb 06, 2007
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School visits

Like a couple of suckers we took pens,pencils ,books,etc,etc AND GAVE MONEY TOO!DON'T YOU BE FOOLED,yes this is a poor nation but the more we do the less they will try to help themselves.Basically the...
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Mar 11, 2006

Bumster Tricks

A local bumster noticed my wife had several mosquitoe bites on her arms and legs. English mosquitoe cream no good" he said and picked up a jar of cream from a stall in the market. He opened the jar...
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Jan 21, 2006

Money changers on Gambia/Senegal border

The illegal money changers on the border offer a much better rate than the banksbut ask them the rate then do the maths in your head or on your own calculator. They have a trick I cant quite explain...
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Jun 23, 2005

A bit too touristy!

Taking a visit to Jufureh to see Binde Kinte (a decendnant of Kunta Kinte, a famous slave taken to America around 200 yrs ago.) It is very very touristy, with people arriving by the bus load, waiting...
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Jun 14, 2005

A bit too expensive!

A trip out to James Island, costs about US$15 return, and all you can see is a bit of wall and a canon - definately not worth that much money. Take this time to really look around, especially after...
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Jun 14, 2005

"Friendly" children

All over The Gambia you will be approached by friendly children practicing their English. "Hello", "What's your name", "Where are you from", "Your first time in Gambia", "How you like my country?" "I...
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Jan 26, 2005


Went 2 see "Charlie" when I was in Gambia. The danger of this trip is not to play whit. The crocks are walking around and then you get to say Hello to "Charlie" the friendly crock :-). This are wild...
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Aug 19, 2004

Bumster Alert!!

Beware of the guys that hang around the outside of Hotels offering services. They are just on the make. A firm but polite NO THANKS will usually se them off. The Gambian government is trying to clamp...
Nov 12, 2003

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