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Monday, November 01, 2010

All Saints Day

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November 1st in Tenerife is a holiday and the day when it is customary to visit one’s departed relatives in the cemetery. Photo by By Mataparda


Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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