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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Stranded Wetherby rower rescued by Belgian ship

Wetherby rower, Lauren Morton, and her sailing partner Hannah Lawton have had to give up on their dream of rowing across the Atlantic, from Tenerife to Antigua - after over 90 days at sea with a broken rudder and dwindling supplies, while dealing with unusually bad storms.
Stranded Wetherby rower rescued by Belgian ship

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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