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Great days out for tourists

Santa Cruz Carnival

It has arrived and thousands of tinerfeños get together to celebrate the island’s most popular festivity of the year, the Carnival of Santa Cruz, officially declared a Tourist Festival of International Interest in 1980. According to historical records, Carnival has … Continue reading

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Almond Blossom Time

Despite the weather being constantly warm, we still have seasons in Tenerife. It takes a little while to recognise them, but living here you learn that at the end of winter comes spring and with it the beautiful delicate pink almond … Continue reading

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Prince – Los Cristianos

Like most people my age I do a lot of harking back to ‘the good old days’, or as youngsters say living in the past. But when it comes to music, it’s amazing how many of them like the music … Continue reading

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Festival of San Sebastian – La Caleta, Costa Adeje

I find it very confusing knowing who is who in the world of saints.  It is a bit like who has the biggest ego amongst the Z list celebs in “I’m a Celebrity…” not that I ever know who they … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to San Antonio Abad – Arona

More information and programme of the highlights can be found at the end of this blog for items marked with a 🌟 One of the oldest celebrations with more than four centuries of tradition behind it takes place in the … Continue reading

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