This is a preview to the chapter Las Palmas from the book Going Local in Gran Canaria by Matthew Hirtes.
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adding that for me the most depressing thing was that it led to Las Palmas. The shocked expat gulped and moved on to talk to somebody more pro-LP.
They say it takes time for Las Palmas to get under your skin but when it does, you’re hooked. Well, I’m still waiting. Yet, I know I’m a hypocrite. One of the things I miss most about living in the UK is London. And here I am residing in Spain’s seventh-biggest city but hankering for a home on or around the less-populated north coast.
But if I have to live in Las Palmas, which I do for work, I can’t fault the area I live in much, Arenales. It’s within walking distance of the vaguely historic centre and our academy, which is handy as I still haven’t learned to drive. I got round London on foot and public transport, and it hasn’t changed being over here.
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