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Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Lush and Lovely, Walking on Tenerife in March

Some people on Tenerife bemoan the lack of seasons on an island somewhat misleadingly known as the Island of Eternal Spring. What that reveals is that they haven’t done much exploring of the island’s countryside.

The switch of seasons might not be as dramatic as in parts of Northern Europe but the landscape and plants change quite radically over the course of a year, giving some areas a different appearance depending on what time of year you walk.

Lush and Lovely, Walking on Tenerife in March

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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