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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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Fiestas – Virgen del Carmen

Tenerife is famous for its all year round fiestas and parties and during these summer months, one of the main attractions is the Nuestra Señora de Carmen festival. The tradition began when fishermen and sailors adopted the Virgin as their … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of San Isidro (Los Realejos)

The first pilgrimage to San Isidro took place in Los Realejos in 1676 when country people made an offering to their patron saint. The tradition continues today and floats, some drawn by oxen but mostly built on trucks, parade through … Continue reading

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Nature and Beauty in Tenerife

Tenerife is rich in beautiful landscapes that can astound you and transport you through time and space. Today I want to share some images of different areas in the north of Tenerife from Anaga Atrapiés, a team of local explorers … Continue reading

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Weird and Wonderful Sculptures in Tenerife

A sculpture is just a painting cut out and stood up somewhere. Frank Stella I have in the past talked about the Sand Sculptures on the beach, to graffiti on the wall. From the traditional Canarian figures and murals to … Continue reading

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