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Masca excursion and boat trip to los Gigantes

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

Have you ever dreamt of discovering one of the forgotten cities or lost civilizations in Latin America?

Now, you have a chance to discover a mystic place, which is situated closer to you than you could ever think.

The Masca Hills“The Forgotten Village“ of Masca on the Isle of Tenerife is set in the north western part of Tenerife, just in the heart of the Teno Mountains. Its extraordinary character is stressed by the fact that until 1991 there were absolutely … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Excursions, Landscapes, Los Gigantes, Masca

The valley of Masca

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Masca is a mountain village placed in a volcanic crater in the north-west of Tenerife with round about 100 inhabitants.

The most important place of this beautiful village is the small plaza at the church. The whole hamlet is devided into parts and distributed to several mountain sides.

Masca is well-known for its tasty onions, potatoes and garlic but also the yame-fruit, plam juice, citrus fruits and goat chees are delicacies.

Furthermore especially the type of construction of the houses … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Hiking, Locations, Masca, Photo-Blog, Sport

Hiking and mountaineering in Tenerife

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Tenerife is a paradise for hikers and active holiday makers. Hiking tours in different levels of difficulty for beginners up to the high alpine tour on Spain’s highest mountain, the Pico del Teide, can be an activity during your holiday. A special attraction are the lovely, romantic walking paths in the mountains of Anaga, in the northeast of the island of Tenerife.
Hiking TenerifeThe mountains of Anaga and the range of Teno with their thick-set laurel-trees and wonderful … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Anaga Mountains, Arona, Costa Adeje, Hiking, Masca, Santiago del Teide, Sport, Teno

Climes and attractions on Tenerife

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

By the different climes Tenerife is like if it would be a small continent.

Within a few minutes, anyway one comes from a climatic zone by car into the next one.
So for example it can happen that you start from the Puerto de La Cruz in the north of the island with cloudy weather and you drive in direction to Bajamar or Tacoronte, only a few kilometers, and you will find sunshine there.The Promenade of Puerto de la Cruz

The complete northeast of the … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Anaga Mountains, El Sauzal, La Laguna, La Orotava, Masca, Puerto de la Cruz
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