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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Five Reasons I Choose to Live in the North of Tenerife

By Andrea Montgomery
Ten years ago when we were looking for somewhere to relocate to, a friend who lives on La Gomera told us:

“Don’t dismiss Tenerife until you’ve been to the north.”

Taking her advice, we headed to Puerto de la Cruz where we found an island a million miles away from the purpose built resorts of the south. We haven’t looked back since. 

Five Reasons I Choose to Live in the North of Tenerife

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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