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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Forest fires continue to rage on Canary Islands

Forest fires continue to rage on Canary Islands | News | DW.DE | 12.08.2012: In Tenerife, 300 people had to move out of their homes in El Tanque. The regional government was reported late on Saturday by the AFP news agency as saying that 4,700 people had been evacuated on the two islands in the past two days.

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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