La Gomera is the second smallest of The Canary Islands, and the capital is San Sebastian. Like the other islands, it is volcanic in origin, and it rises particularly steeply from the ocean, to a peak of 1487 metres. It has a densely forested interior and this part of the island is basically tropical forest – it has more rain than all the other islands, and the upper valleys are often shrouded in mist. At sea level, though, the island…