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Day Trip to La Gomera

I’ve been asked numerous times about La Gomera, but despite being able to see its impressive silhouette from my patio, I have only ever been once. I can´t give any specific information other than what I gleaned on a day … Continue reading

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Isla Baja – A special place in Tenerife

In the north of Tenerife is a region known as “Isla Baja” a quiet place away from the usual tourist haunts that is made up of four municipalities Buenavista del Norte, Garachico, Los Silos and El Tanque.  It is a … Continue reading

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Sculptures of North Tenerife

A short while ago I wrote about the Sculptures in Santa Cruz that I love. It triggered a memory of when I was writing for an estate agent friend about certain towns where he had property and as I checked … Continue reading

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What to see in Puerto de la Cruz?

Puerto de la Cruz is a ‘cosmopolitan town full of culture‘ the phrase often used on TripAdvisor when trying to convince tourist the north of the island is where they should be. The words “Tenerife” and “culture” are not natural … Continue reading

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What is a Romeria?

Islanders look forward to their ‘romerias’, they are part of Canary culture, a time when colour and joy fill the streets of towns and villages. They are usually in honour of some saint who has either helped the locals with … Continue reading

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