There’s been one part of the north west coast of Tenerife that has whispered ‘come explore’ for years. We’ve driven passed the area on countless occasions, each time commenting on how good it would be to trek along paths through the forest of bananas, grand haciendas… […]
We were ready to set off on our traditional Boxing Day walk and we´d chosen to hike to La Fortaleza.
When we set off, we discovered that we’re not the only ones who traditionally take a walk on this day as the path that leads from behind the visitor centre was unusually busy with hikers of every nationality. […]
The Tenerife government hs just advised that walking in the upper La Orotava Valley is being prohibited from today, 3rd December until the 8th December.
With almost perfect timing for the start of December and to get Tenerife right into the Christmas spirit, the spectacular storm that hit Tenerife… […]
Last week members of ERA (European Ramblers Association) arrived on Tenerife to be shown some of the wonderful walking opportunities the island has to offer. The government took the opportunity to promote the new long distance GR 131… […]
This has been a warmer than average November so far; there has also been far less rainfall on the north coast than usual. In fact since June there have only been a handful of days when we’ve seen rain… […]
When you live on the island of eternal spring it can sometimes be tricky to spot when the seasons change but anyone visiting Tenerife at the moment will spot a couple of things that are a dead give-away that autumn is upon us[…] […]
This might seem obvious and simple, but anyone planning to do any decent walking on Tenerife should make sure that toenails are cut before setting off. Many walks in Tenerife involve quite steep ascents, which isn’t a problem for the nails. But what goes up must come down… […]
This week, after staying at the Hotel Señorío del Valle next to the visitor centre of the same name in Santiago del Teide and having a good old explore of the area, I could have chosen any number of images […]