About Tenerife

Los Realejos, in the shadows of the Orotava Valley

February 19, 2019 Jack 1

Los Realejos straggles its way up the Orotava Valley, the two mini centres of Realejo Alto and Realejo Bajo connected by steep streets which deter all but those with a curiosity to find out ‘what might lie along this road’. […]

Culture

Discovering The Guanches in Tenerife

September 7, 2011 Jack 10

Following the conquest of Tenerife in 1496 the Guanches were, like many conquered indigenous races at that time, more or less decimated and their existence on Tenerife gradually dwindled away until they simply ceased to exist. Ironically in recent years, the Guanches have been elevated to superstar status… […]