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Travel Story: My travel to Tenerife Island in the last Summer

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Here’s my travelogue.

In the last summer I traveled in my holidays to Tenerife Island.

My hotel was located in Playa de las Americas, this is in the south of the island.

Playa de las Americas

I was shocked, because my first impression of the south was like an desert. If the trees and plants don’t get water from the resorts, then nothing would grow up there. But it looks very nice.

The name of our hotel was “Los Hibiscus”, … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Dolphins & Whales, Los Gigantes, Playa Las Americas

Loro Parque

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The Loro Parque is a huge zoo in Puerto de La Cruz, situated on the North of the isle of Tenerife. This attraction has been founded by Wolfgang Kiessling and his father.

Orca Tenerife
one of the orcas in Loro Parque

This Park is like a botanic garden and a zoo. Herre you can find many attractions beside a huge variety of animals. Early Loro Parque has been a zoo for lots of species of birds an parrotsRead the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Animals, Dolphins & Whales, Flowers & Plants, Loro Parque, Nature, Photo-Blog, Puerto de la Cruz

Sports and nature on Tenerife

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Who wants to spend his holiday far away from mass tourism and tourist hustle and bustle thinks would feel well on the isle of Tenerife.

Small country hotels, holiday cottages, chalets and fincas offer the adequate accommodation. One can book his holiday through various tour operators or without any problems directly by the Internet.

esperanza view
view from La Esperanza above the forest landscape to Mount Teide

Tenerife is not one of the cheapest holiday destinations, but with a … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Dolphins & Whales, Golf, Hiking, Mount Teide, Nature, Photo-Blog, Sport

Loro Parque tickets for sale online

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

The biggest and best man-made tourist attraction on Tenerife, the mega animal theme park of Loro Parque, has introduced an online ticket facility to help visitors make the most of their day there.

The Train from Loro ParkLoro Parque in Puerto de la Cruz has a list of species that includes Orca killer whales, dolphins, sea lions, tigers, jaguars, sharks, alligators, chimpanzees and flamingos.

Virtually every important member of the animal kingdom is represented here. You’ll need a whole day to do … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Animals, Dolphins & Whales, Loro Parque, Nature, Puerto de la Cruz

Schumi has a whale of a time in Tenerife

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Former World motor racing champion Michael Schumacher fulfilled a lifetime’s dream when he went swimming with whales off the coast of Tenerife.

The seven-times Formula One champion was accompanied on the trip by his wife Corinna and two children.

After he retired from motor racing at the end of last season, the 38-year-old German had mentioned during one of many interviews that one of his life’s ambitions was to swim with whales.

Schumi called time on his 16-year F1 … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Dolphins & Whales
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