V for Vegueta

30sep2019-museo-canarioOn Thursday 26th September, Year 9 enjoyed a fascinating morning out at the acclaimed Museo Canario and on the historic streets of Vegueta. Señor Rodríguez arranged the trip as we have been studying prehistoric Gran Canaria in Sociales. 9CB began their tour in the museum whilst 9MS walked through the ages in the cobbled pathways.

Both activities helped us better understand pre-Spanish culture and history. In the Museo Canario, we saw at first hand the living conditions of the canarii along with their mummies and pintaderas. On the streets of Vegueta, a guide told us how the aborigines arrived to the island and about the battles they fought against various invasion forces.

All in all, it was great fun. We could see up close the actual materials and tools used by the canarii Señor Rodríguez had been telling us about in class. The morning out broadened our horizons and reacquainted us with our island's past.

Lorena García García (9MS)

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