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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Better Than Ever, Tenerife’s Great Northern Resort of Puerto de la Cruz

I read a report in a Tenerife English language rag about declining tourist figures in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife’s main northern tourist resort. As the date I read this was 28 December I wondered if it was a ‘fake’ news story, especially as the report contradicted official statistics. 28 December is Día de los Inocentes, the Spanish equivalent of April Fool’s Day.

Better Than Ever, Tenerife’s Great Northern Resort of Puerto de la Cruz
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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