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Monday, March 10, 2014

Five Reasons I Prefer to Live in the South of Tenerife

It’s ironic that in travelling around the Canary Islands I seek the quieter places, the more genuinely Canarian experiences, but when it comes to day to day living, I thrive on the variety of the south. The rest of the island, after all, the  forests, the lunar landscapes and the dramatic coastlines of the north are not that far away.

Five Reasons I Prefer to Live in the South 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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