Friday, September 02, 2016

XXXI Feria de Artesanía de Pinolere 2016 and other stories

Valley between the slopes of Tigaiga and Pinolere

XXXI Feria de Artesanía de Pinolere 2016
The XXXI Pinolere Craft Fair takes place this weekend from 2nd to 4th September, from 10.00 to 21.00 each day, in the Ethnographic Park Pinolere, in the Orotava valley. This year, the traditional fair will feature 220 artisans from all of the Canary islands. Contemporary Canarian ceramics will be the theme for this year.




61st Cycling Tour of Tenerife will see traffic affected this weekend
The 61st Cycling Tour of Tenerife will be held this weekend, Friday to Sunday, 2-4 September. It will means some roads affected, specifically that roads will be closed to public traffic when the leading pack is due.

Waiting forever, it seems!
WAITING lists for public health care are staggering, according to the latest, official figures, which show that almost 92,000 people in the Canaries are either awaiting surgery or a specialist’s appointment.

South Hospital is such a big plus for patients
The opening of the first 49 hospital beds for acute, short-stay patients, along with the intensive-care activity, has relieved some of the burden on the Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de Candelaria. It has also eased the burden on patients having to travel to Santa Cruz for treatment.

Seven Seas Explorer Sizzles With Style In Tenerife
If your aspiring to be the World’s most luxurious cruise ship, being 54,000 tons, 223 metres long, and costing 450 million dollars is just a start. Seven Seas Explorer prides itself on attention to detail and those added flamboyant touches. As the 14 decks loomed over me on Santa Cruz dockside, its lower hull was being power sprayed and roller painted to ensure it looked as good as when it was launched in Monaco barely two months ago.

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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