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Thursday, August 07, 2014

Eating in an Authentic Guachinche

The thing about authentic guachinches is that they aren’t quaint or picturesque. They don’t normally have wonderful views and there are certainly no frills. The attraction is they are fascinating and fun places to eat and the food is usually good, honest fare. They are also about as authentic a Tenerife dining experience as you can have.

Eating in one is for people who really want to venture off the beaten track.

Eating in an Authentic Guachinche

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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