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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

How Lord Nelson Lost His Arm



Had Admiral Horatio Nelson been successful on July 25th 1797, Tenerife, maybe all of the Canary Islands, would today be speaking English and not Spanish.


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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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