About Tenerife

The Miraculous Sister María de Jesús

September 14, 2015 Andy 1

Lying in a sarcophagus in the Convento de Santa Catalina in La Laguna is the 284 year old body of a nun, and one day a year on the 15th February, thousands of people wait […]

About Tenerife

A Secret in a Tenerife Church

October 3, 2013 Jack 3

It was a Dan Brown moment. Why was there the crypt of a pirate in a church in La Laguna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site? There must be a story. […]

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. […]