Ibiza & Gran Canarias

Annie Ozment & Austin Powell

Interesting Facts


  • grounds in Ibiza have an orange hue
  • there is no fresh water flowing above ground in Ibiza
  • not really an Island - ancient mountain tops are above water now
  • twin of the Bermuda Triangle

Gran Canarias:

  • Islas Canarias comes from the Latin term Insula Canaria, meaning “Island of the Dogs”.
  • It is thought that these ‘dogs’ were actually a species of Monk Seals,in Latin means ‘sea dogs’.
  • they are are no longer present in the Canary Islands. However, legend has it that the original inhabitants of the island used to worship dogs and when Romans visited the island they gave it the name ‘canarii’ translated as “the ones with dogs”. (http://www.touropia.com/facts-about-the-canary-islands/)
  • Tenerife is both the Canary Islands’ and Spain’s most populous island, it is a tourist destination, with over 12 million visitors per year.
  • Tenerife is home of the 3rd largest volcano in the world.