Showing posts from May, 2020
Since mid March, the Canary Islands have been under a very strict lockdown imposed by the Spanish government. The virus was spreading at very high speed in Madrid, Basque country and Catalonia. The central government implemented in whole Spain (including the Canary Islands) one of the strongest lockdown in the world, similar to the one implemented in Wuhan. In the last few weeks most of Spain is recovering very slowly a kind of "new normality". astroGC, as a company up in the Outdoor Activity oficial database is allowed to run excursions in the mountains at any time of the day or night from "phase I" lockdown. astroGC van at Mirador del Mulato viewpoint during phase I lockdown. But there are no tourists in Gran Canaria right now. Absolute zero. There are some travellers who decided to stay here. They had to leave their hotels to rent an apartment with kitchen to be able to cook. They are somehow some new residents. This is the case of David and John (fictitious name