Days out

The pick of what to see in La Laguna

November 24, 2011 Andy 0

The design was conceived as a ‘balanced space with no walls or fortresses, within which its citizens could live peaceably together’ and was the first, non-fortified, Spanish Colonial town. […]

About Tenerife

Meet the Magic Dragon, The Drago Tree

November 12, 2011 Andy 2

The Drago tree (Dracaena draco) is more than just a Tenerife icon. Some of its number are amongst the oldest living members of the plant kingdom and its history has as many facets as the tree has crowns; a tangled tale of idolatry, exploitation and magic. […]