West Tenerife

Tenerife Walking Mysteries, Figure This One Out

June 10, 2010 Jack 3

Two notices on either side of the path, but with two different messages. The one on the left advises ‘entra usted en un espacio natural protegido’ which translates as ‘you are entering a protected natural area’. […]

Flora & Fauna

Walks in West Tenerife, Chinyero Volcano

June 10, 2010 Andy 2

Unless you’ve been participating in a full sensory blackout programme for the past 2 months or so, you can’t fail to have noticed that things which have lain dormant for a very long time have suddenly become active again, causing consternation and disruption[…] […]

West Tenerife

Tenerife View of the Week – Mount Teide from the Lava Field

June 9, 2010 Jack 1

You can get a shot of Mount Teide framed by emerald pines in any number of locations. What made this frame stand out was that the harsh black lava fields that are usually deviod of colour or plant life were brought to life by splashes of delicate pinks and burnt orange[…] […]

West Tenerife

Into the Valley, a Tenerife Walk

May 30, 2010 Andy 0

I’m waiting on the path for Jack to re-appear. In the distance I can hear a great deal of rustling and the occasional muttered expletive.

Five minutes ago a large bird ran across the path in front of us and disappeared into the undergrowth, hotly pursued by Jack […] […]