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The Rogation of the Virgin

Every April, the statue of the Virgin of the Incarnation, is carried from the Santa Ursula Church in Adeje to the hermitage of San Sebastián in La Caleta, the original home of the Virgin. This procession has been taking place for … Continue reading

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Rogativa de la Lluvia – Arona

For decades, the men and women who work the field of Arona have taken part in a procession to ask for the rain necessary to ensure their livelihood. The tradition, originated in the 1920s and was reintroduced in 2016 after … Continue reading

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The Surrey Arms, Los Cristianos – Tenerife

It is a year since we have seen our friends who are ‘swallows’ so Jim and I were looking forward to a nice meal and a catch up on the intervening months since their last visit to Tenerife. Barry suggested … Continue reading

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Teide National Park – Tenerife

If you only do one daytrip while staying on our beautiful island, where better to go than Mount Teide. Sitting in the centre of Tenerife, its often snow-capped peak is visible from all but one of the other islands.  What … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a tourist – North Tenerife

I thought it might be fun to see Tenerife through the eyes of a tourist rather than a local. So let’s start with the north of the island. This adventure is too much for one visit so it is probably … Continue reading

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