Where did the Canary Islands get their name? Well, it's not from the Canary, as the bird is named after the islands rather than the other way round. Most people seem to think the islands are named after dogs, but we have our doubts. Here are the different theories.

Published in History

Follow us on Facebook

Live Weather

Maspalomas

Tip of the day

  • Tip Of The Day: Great Views Of Puerto de Mogán
    Tip Of The Day: Great Views Of Puerto de Mogán

    Puerto de Mogán is pretty from all angles, but one of the best views is from the El Faro restaurant at the tip of the harbour wall.

    Start from: Get directions Show Street View
    Read more...

Who's Online

We have 291 guests and no members online

Login / Register

Take this website to the max, login or create an account now! By clicking on any Social Media platform logo, you can login with just one click.