The Whistle Language of La Gomera

Silbo Gomero is a language made out of whistles. This type of language was useful on the Canary Island La Gomera way back in the day so neighbors could communicate with each other over long distances with the mountain terrain and valleys in between them. Silbo can be heard from over 2 miles away! It … Continue reading The Whistle Language of La Gomera

Exploring La Gomera & Alto de Garajonay, Canary Islands

Back in August 2014, I packed my bags for my final semester abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland. I arrived a month early; I planned to see England (second time there), visit some friends (that I made when I traveled Belize earlier in January of 2014), and meet new people in England through couch surfing. I made … Continue reading Exploring La Gomera & Alto de Garajonay, Canary Islands