Many travelers visit the island during one-day trip, but it is simply impossible to get acquainted with cultural characteristics of local people and to see all the unique attractions in such a short time. Local residents of La Gomera are hospitable and friendly people, they are happy to introduce their way of life to foreigners and express a keen interest in the culture of travelers from distant lands. The main activity of local people is agriculture. For many years, cultivation of mango, banana, papaya and avocado has being the only mean of livelihood; some families have being engaged in farming for many generations.
One of the main national products is cheese made from goat's milk. First it has been made a few centuries ago; milk processing technology has changed significantly in past centuries, but many people prefer to continue to make cheese at home following an old recipe. Try this amazingly tasty and healthy product appreciated by all gourmets. It is considered a great luck to participate in its manufacturing process.
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