Monday, August 11, 2014

Searching for Drago Trees on Tenerife

The legend goes that when Hercules went head to head with a dragon in the Garden of Hesperides (maybe not quite head to head as Hercules only had one whereas the dragon had 100) and came out victorious, from every drop of dragon blood spilled a drago tree grew.

The question is, as there would have been a lot of blood gushing across the Garden of Hesperides, subsequently resulting in many drago trees, why is there only one decent specimen left in the modern day Garden of Hesperides, i.e. Tenerife?

Searching for Drago Trees on Tenerife


Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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