Canary Islands, Spain
Already Greeks and Romans reported on this archipelago of volcanic origins, and called it the Happy Islands, Garden of the Hesperides, Atlantida... Some historians suppose that the legendary continent Atlantis was located here. The islands' original population, commonly called Guanches, is tall and of white skin.
In 1496 the islands became part of the Spanish kingdom, and the ships of Christopher Columbus stopped here on their travel to discover the New World.
Where ...... are the Islands located? In the Atlantic Ocean ...
GastronomyThe very best of the traditional cuisine of Canary Islands, which combines traditional Spanish recipes with african and latin-american influences.