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The Complete Guide to Farmers’ Markets on Tenerife

January 16, 2012 Jack 4

Wherever you are on Tenerife there’s a good chance that there’s a decent market not too far away and they’re always worth a nosey. Here’s Real Tenerife’s complete (almost) guide to farmers’ and agricultural markets on Tenerife. […]

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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… […]