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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Gran Canaria Almond Festival Valsequillo 13 February 2011

Took the 0930hrs Nr 12 bus to Telde and then the 13 bus to the hillside village of Valsequillo for their popular Almond Festival. This is held every year to celebrate the coming into blossom of the almond trees.

Various old methods of preparing food are demonstrated

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and various folklore groups entertain the crowds

The normal sunday farmer's market was also open

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