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May, the bloom of Tajinaste flower

Sonntag, Mai 1st, 2022

The spring month May is the month of love, warm temperatures and the of efflorescent biota. 20 % of the vegetation of the sunny island of Tenerife can be found in the Teide national park.

And it’s Tajinaste time on Teide! This flower (tajinaste rojo, Echium wildpretii, bugloss, Tower of Jewel) is a columnar plant with a beautiful and lush red colour.

tajinaste bloom

In the late spring or early summer, in the months of May and June is the time Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Flowers & Plants, Nature, Photo-Blog, Teide National Park

Traditional canary specialities

Dienstag, September 20th, 2011

ropa vieja fish mealIf you visit the isle of Tenerife, at least you should taste something from the traditional cuisine. The small idyllic restaurants offer a varied and palatable kitchen with lots of specialties. Ingredients are the local fish, seafood, meat, potatoes, sweet potatoes and other kinds of vegetables combined with exquisite spices and fresh herbs.

Canarian Cuisine in Tenerife

Primarily fish, the paella, the different Tapas, the goat’s cheese, canarian otatoes with a salt crust are very … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Excursions, Nature

Travelogue Tenerife

Montag, August 15th, 2011

Here you can read a tenerife travelogue from one of our readers.

Last year I was very excited, about my first holidays in Tenerife. This island is the most popular of the Canary Islands. I heard very much of this island and so I started to travel there to make my own impressions of this island.

Teide
Mount Teide in Summer without snow

I don’t wanna be like the other tourists, so I decided with my family to stay … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Landscapes, Mount Teide, Nature, Puerto de la Cruz, Teide National Park, Teno

Subtropic garden Tigaiga

Donnerstag, September 9th, 2010

The Hotel Tigaiga in Puerto de La Cruz owns a unique, subtropic garden. The hotel is placed above the centre of Puerto de La Cruz near the Taoro park.

Hotel Tigaiga and its garden exist since 1959. The surface area of the subtropic garden amounts more than 4.000 m². In this little paradise you can find blooming flowers in nearly all the colours, plenty of palm trees, aquatic plants and much more. The different plants … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Flowers & Plants, Hotels, Parks & Gardens, Puerto de la Cruz

Dive and Sea Tenerife

Donnerstag, Juli 30th, 2009

Dive Sea Tenerife - Diving SchoolDive and Sea Tenerife is one of the best diving schools situated in Amarilla Golf in the south of Tenerife. The diving school is based at San Miguel Marina, which is the newest marina on the island.

Dive and Sea Tenerife chose a variety of different locations which best match your experience level so that you can enjoy your diving experience. You can visit dive sites in the north as well as in the south of Tenerife. The diving … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Animals, Diving, Excursions, Photo-Blog, San Miguel de Abona
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