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Great days out for tourists

Recreación de la Gesta del 25 de julio – Nelson at Santa Cruz

Just like every July, the city of Santa Cruz focuses on an episode of history that should not be lost. Known as the Gesta July 25, 1797, the day when soldiers dressed in uniforms of the day. recreate the battle … Continue reading

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Chirche, Day of Traditions

A beautiful and extremely traditional village 880 meters above sea level where only 213 people live. This tiny hamlet in Guía de Isora, will this weekend become a hot spot for visitors. From Friday 12th to Sunday 14 July, the … Continue reading

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Fiestas de San Juan – a night of fire and magic.

There is something mystical and magical about the summer solstice. All over the world, ancient civilisations recognised the significance of the day. Even today, thousands of Tinerfeños welcome in summer with the lighting of fires and a moonlight dip in … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi – Tenerife

If like me, you were brought up Catholic you know there are certain words that while you may never in your whole life have cause to use them stick in your brain like glue. Transubstantiation – now there’s a word … Continue reading

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The Environmental Reserve at San Blas

I was recently asked if it was worth a visit to the Environmental Reserve in Sandos San Blas Resort. It is a few years since we have been, well about 4 if I remember correctly and at that time I … Continue reading

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