The laurel rain forest

Back to Gomera: The Canary Island is of volcanic origin and roughly circular; it is about 22 km (14 mi) in diameter and rises to 1487 m (nearly 5000 feet) at the island’s highest peak, Garajonay. Its shape is rather like an orange that has been cut in half and then split into segments, which has left … Continue reading

La Gomera: Roughly circular

La Gomera (pronounced: [la ɣoˈmeɾa]) is one of Spain’s Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. In area, it is the second-smallest of the seven main islands of this group. The island is of volcanic origin and roughly circular; it is about 22 km (14 mi) in diameter and rises to 1487 m … Continue reading

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