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  1. wanderingeducators
    August 18, 2014 @ 4:05 pm

    I’d totally go to that tapas place first – what an amazing venture that market is!
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    • Gran Canaria Local
      August 18, 2014 @ 5:02 pm

      You can certainly eat your way around the world there. Which probably has a lot to do with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria being such an important port.

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  2. Linda
    August 18, 2014 @ 5:57 pm

    I had no idea this even existed, much less its exotic history! I’d planned to be in Gran Canaria this autumn but looks like it will be next year now, other than for perhaps a brief visit! This is certainly going to be high on my list. I hate to make comparisons, but last time I was there (which, granted, is a year ago, and am planning to go this week, in fact) the Tenerife equivalent was no where near as interesting.
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    • Gran Canaria Local
      August 19, 2014 @ 8:38 am

      If it’s a brief visit, the Mercado del Puerto is ideal. Easy to get to, although admittedly difficult to leave.

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  3. Lillie - @WorldLillie
    August 19, 2014 @ 2:32 am

    Mmm… I’d love to go!
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  4. Terry at Overnight New York
    August 19, 2014 @ 5:29 pm

    Antonio Ramos sounds like a clever guy who knows how to pivot. And Mercado de Puerto sounds like a terrific place to shop.
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    • Gran Canaria Local
      August 19, 2014 @ 6:55 pm

      We were impressed with Antonio’s know-how, Terry. And we’ll definitely be back.

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  5. pooja
    August 20, 2014 @ 12:22 pm

    hi mathew!..the foto that you have taken outside the peluqueria is my mom!just got to know you were here last saturday..it is a small world!

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    • Gran Canaria Local
      August 20, 2014 @ 12:35 pm

      Wow, Pooja. It’s a small island, more like. Thanks for letting me know. Your mum’s lovely.

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  6. Gabi@TheNomadicFamily
    August 21, 2014 @ 9:55 am

    i have always loved listening to Gran Canaria tales from you.. loved your post. didn’t know that much about history but it’s awesome. 🙂 love-Gabi <3

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    • Gran Canaria Local
      August 21, 2014 @ 11:29 am

      Oh, thank you, Gabi. Glad you’re enjoying our GC tales. Another one to follow shortly.

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  7. Casey @ A Cruising Couple
    August 21, 2014 @ 6:28 pm

    Unfortunately for me I’m doing a detox right now, and my mouth is just watering hearing about this place! What an interesting history, and good to know that the future of the market is in safe hands.
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    • Gran Canaria Local
      August 21, 2014 @ 10:18 pm

      There are some healthy options too, Casey. Yes, we were very convinced by Antonio.

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  8. Mary @ Green Global Travel
    August 24, 2014 @ 8:28 pm

    I love being about to eat where I shop locally. Thanks for sharing!
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    March 30, 2017 @ 11:14 am

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