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Monday, August 06, 2012

Forest fires blazing in La Gomera and La Palma

We had ours in Tenerife a couple of weeks ago, but over the last couple of days, fires have been raging in La Gomera and La Palma. The La Palma one is now reduced to one focal point, but the one in La Gomera is much worse. Firefighters seem to have been having a bit [...]

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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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