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Conquest of the Canaries

May 15, 2013 Guest 0

In the fourteenth century the islands of the Canaries were divided into fiefdoms and were ruled peacefully by Menceys, who in turn had their own tribal council to mete out judgements and enforce the laws

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Snowboarding on El Teide

May 14, 2013 Guest 0

Sitting on the beach in this glorious heat, looking up at Teide, it is hard to imagine the mountain covered in snow. Of the many words one tends to associate with Tenerife; sunshine, beaches and

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Las Teresitas – the people’s paradise

May 14, 2013 Guest 0

One of the first things I noticed after moving to Tenerife was just how little effort was needed by the islanders to find a reason for celebrating. Whether walking the streets after the local football

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Animal Magic – Parque Las Aguilas

May 14, 2013 Guest 0

Perched atop a mound of ochre coloured rocks, a small black cat peers sedately into the lion’s den. A couple of very rare white lions gaze back – lioness Saskia offering up a lazy scowl.

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Doñana and other treasures

May 12, 2013 Guest 0

Wild, protected nature, good food and age-old traditions are just some of the attractions of the province The Parque Nacional de Doñana is big protected natural area with more than 100,000 hectares between the provinces