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Friday, April 17, 2015

Something for the weekend: El Camino del Hermano Pedro



This weekend, on Saturday, 18th April 2015, is the annual Camino del Hermano Pedro - a pilgrimage route originally taken by goatherd Hermano Pedro (Brother Peter), Tenerife's first saint.

According to the town hall of Granadilla de Abona, this year more than a thousand people have signed up to take part in the 19km hike, a figure that's expected to exceed those recorded in previous years.

For about five hours, walkers can enjoy natural and cultural elements, lots of terraces and orchards and a unique flora; scrub, pine, and fauna of great interest can be seen along the entire route .

Inscription closed on April 10th, so this is definitely one to put in your diary for next year.

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