On the 9th and 10th September 2011, 15 climbers from Switzerland, France and Spain will walk away from the surfers and sunbathers at El Socorro Beach in Los Realejos and will begin a climb and every step they take will give a child a chance to live a life outside of hunger and despair.
So there we are standing in the dewy Golf Costa Adeje grass at 9am waving up at a helium filled zeppelin, it's the only way to start the day. Being Tenerife the sky was clear blue and the sun was already knocking out plenty of heat [...]
Born in 1626 in Chasna, now Vilaflor, the first half of Hermano Pedro's life was spent herding goats between Vilaflor and an isolated cave near El Médano.
Mention volcanoes and what do many people visualise? Possibly an angry mountain spewing out rivers of molten lava and turning the skies black with billowing clouds of gloomy smoke[...]
Some people have got a lot of face, well you might think that when you’re on the Santa Cruz tram. A few stops out of the main bus station, and you are confronted by this very theatrical looking mask. The plain looking angular building behind it gives few clues, but it is Teatro Guimera, scene […]
A candy-striped beacon as you gaze out to Palm Mar from Las Vistas beach, Los Cristianos. This is the newer 167 foot lighthouse, added in 1978, and fully automatic. A smaller squat building next door, is the 1898 original, perched on an outdrop of Malpais de Rasca. The stone for the original was quarried from […]