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Canarian Folktales: The Legend of Gara and Jonay

La Gomera

La Gomera is one of the seven Canary Islands which are an autonomous community of Spain situated to the west of Morocco in the Atlantic Ocean  The original inhabitants before the arrival of the Spanish were the Guanche people who were believed to be related to the Berber people of North Africa.   1,173 more words


Mount Teide - A guide to reach the peak

December of 2015, I climbed Mount Teide. I went to the summit after hiking for more than 7 hours hike. The whole hike was full of experiences – exhaustion, solitude, star gazing, sun rise, achievement. 1,301 more words


Volcanic Landscape out of This Earth - the Teide National Park

The National Park of Teide is the testing place of the scientific instruments sent to find the life on Mars and the location where the original Planet of the Apes movies was filmed. 805 more words

Canary Islands

My top walks in Tenerife and La Gomera

As you may have seen from my ‘About me’ page I’m so lucky to be working in the travel industry, a sector that I love, as a Senior Product Executive creating specialist holidays. 921 more words


Tourism in Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, a part of Spanish territory off the West coast of Africa. It is dominated by a volcano called Mount Teide, which last erupted in 1909 and is 3,718m tall. 922 more words


No marathon, just a mountain to climb. (On a bike)

It’s not long since my last post, but I’m on holiday this week in Tenerife so I’ve got a bit more time than usual to put my thoughts down on screen for a tiny selection of friends and the odd stranger to look at. 1,313 more words