La Orotava Flower Carpets a Wash-Out

A big round of applause should go to the alfombristas (carpet makers) of La Orotava who, despite constant rain today, still turned out to complete carpet designs around the town and keep the tradition alive. Apparently, this is the first year since 1942 that it has rained on Corpus Christi carpets day.

The sand tapestry outside the Town Hall remained in perfect shape even though it had no cover – amazing; miraculous even, some might say…

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Andrea (Andy) Montgomery is a freelance travel writer and co-owner of Buzz Trips and The Real Tenerife series of travel websites. Published in The Telegraph, The Independent, DK Guides, Wexas Traveller, Thomas Cook Travel Magazine, EasyJet Traveller Magazine.

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