Tag Archives: El Medano

Nelson and the Battle of Santa Cruz

On the 220th anniversary of the Gesta, which took place on July 25, 1797 the recreation of the battle, will once again be held in Santa Cruz on 21, 22 and 23 July 2017. It is organized by the Historical Cultural … Continue reading

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Nelson and the Battle of Santa Cruz

Admiral Horatio Nelson is probably best known for his victory at the Battle of Trafalgar, where he was killed. However, in the 1700s Tenerife was a stopping point for ships returning from the Americas, and between 22nd and 25th July 1797, … Continue reading

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Costa Bella – El Medano

Every 8 weeks we take Caña and Marti to have their hair cut close to El Medano. At one time, we would while away the couple of hours waiting for them on La Tejita beach. Nowadays, since they have built … Continue reading

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Top 10 villages in Tenerife

The island is full of charming villages and towns and at any point in time, you will find Tenerife blogs advising which should be on everyone’s ‘Must See List’.  As with everything, we all have different opinions so below is MY … Continue reading

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Alcala – Tenerife

One Wednesday, it was overcast but looking across the sea in a westerly direction it appeared sunny so we decided to go to Alcala, which is between San Juan and Puerto de Santiago.  I like this town and have mentioned it … Continue reading

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