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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Choosing the Right Fiesta on Tenerife

Fiestas come in many shapes and sizes on Tenerife. Some are serious, some are frivolous, some are odd. The traditional fiestas have one thing in common, the community spirit on show is one of the things that makes experiencing them so compelling and often emotionally moving.

But different fiestas will appeal to different people, depending on personal taste.

This is a brief guide to the best of the fests.

Choosing the Right Fiesta on Tenerife

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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