Thursday, November 18, 2010

Cabbage Tourism

Cabbage Tourism

While I'm not as convinced as they are that it will catch on, as Jaunted travel blog say, "there are niches for every kind of traveler these days". Cabbage Tourism would certainly provide another alternative to Tenerife's "sun, sea and sand ..." image, but I reckon, this is what happens when you let your "tourist attractions" go to seed! Nevertheless, on behalf of the area, I'm going to claim its place on the "Cabbage Route". Somehow, this doesn't seem half as exciting as the "Almond Flower Route", but cabbages do abound around the perimeters of most fields in this area and the one regional dish that is typical to the area is cabbage pottage or soup. In fact, fruit and vegetable tourists of all types would have a field day (pun intended) around these fertile parts and the produce itself can be seen and savoured weekly at the Sunday Farmers Markets.

See where this picture was taken. [?]


Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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