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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Can You Recognise Tenerife from 1969?

A few years ago I came across a guidebook for Tenerife published in 1969 when parts of the island were unrecognisable compared to now and some popular resorts were still to be built. On the other hand, some of the images in the book look as though they might have been taken yesterday.

Can You Recognise Tenerife from 1969?


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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