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Wish You Were Here? Then Visit The Real Tenerife #1

December 17, 2011 Jack 0

The Anaga Mountains: our favourite walking area on Tenerife by a thigh stretching mile. We reckon if you did a Mr T with someone and dropped them in this spot they would never guess in a million years they were on Tenerife. […]

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Franco’s Legacy in Tenerife is Disappearing

November 19, 2011 Jack 0

One of the things that many people might not know about Tenerife is that General Franco plotted to overthrow the Spanish Republican Government from here, leading to the start of the Spanish Civil War. […]

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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. […]

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Chestnuts and Wine Season on Tenerife

November 7, 2011 Jack 3

A couple of euros buys you a poke of finger-burning sweet, roasted chestnuts and a generous cup of wine that’ll put hair on your chest. Together, with the smell of the sea air thrown in for good measure, it’s a winning combination… […]

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Goats on Tenerife are Show-offs

October 26, 2011 Jack 0

Why would you want to put yourself in a position like this? I don’t care if you are known for being super sure-footed, there is just nothing to be gained from standing like that. […]

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The Berbers & the Guanches on Tenerife

October 5, 2011 Jack 0

The sun didn’t so much as gently kiss my face as ravage it like an over zealous lover and my thigh muscles were bitching at me for neglecting them for weeks before masochistically subjecting them to… […]