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Paisaje del Valle Gran Rey, La Gomera. Fotos de viajes. La Gomera es una de las islas más abruptas de Canarias y probablemente del mundo.

The Whistling Island of La Gomera: A Unique Form of Ancient Communication: The Whistling Island of La Gomera An old English proverb states that “necessity is the mother of invention”. On La Gomera in the Spanish Canary Islands, a need arose among its inhabitants to communicate with each other over the island’s natural landscape of deep valleys and steep ravines. The result of this need was the invention of a language known as Silbo Gomero or el silbo, meaning ‘Gomeran Whistle’ and ‘the…

Learn the Languages You’ve Never Heard Of - Little-known whistled language called Silbo Gomero from the Canary Islands in Spain.