Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Canary Military Museum, It’s Much More Than Nelson

The third of the defeated British invaders, Nelson was the most famous and he is held in an unusually high regard in Tenerife. His adversary General Gutierrez, the military commander of Santa Cruz, glares at him where their polished bronze busts adorn the wall but after Nelson’s defeat they dined together and parted as friends.


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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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