Monday, August 18, 2014

The Strange and Beautiful Hearts of Tejina

All around me people are hurling insults at each other. The crowd sways this way and that… and I’m stuck in the middle. If I was anywhere else I’d be concerned that I was about to be caught in the middle of a mass brawl.

But this is Tejina (the one near La Laguna, not the one above the south west coast) where shouting abuse at your neighbours shows you love them really.

The Strange and Beautiful Hearts of Tejina


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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