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Friday, July 05, 2013

A Visit to Casas de Los Balcones in La Orotava

Long considered the finest and most important example of traditional, hand carved wooden balconies in the Canary Islands, the Casas de Los Balconies in La Orotava are a popular day trip from the resorts of the south. But what exactly are they, and are they worth visiting?

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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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