Teide National Park

The Boxing Day Walk To La Fortaleza

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. […]

North Tenerife

Walks That Make You Go ‘WOW’

It got me thinking of all the places on Tenerife where you turn a corner or emerge above a ridge and are stopped in your tracks by the drama in front of you. Many of those WOW moments come when I’m out walking and they leave an indelible mark on the memory and an itching to go back and capture it again. […]

Flora & Fauna

Walks in West Tenerife, Chinyero Volcano

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[…] […]