With a theme of the music from the 70s and 80s La Orotava could be a hippy and new romantic haven during carnival.
There are petty bureaucrats and then there are petty bureaucrats. Belénes (traditional nativity scenes) are as much a part of Christmas on Tenerife as turrón and Feliz Navidad playing endlessly in every supermarket.
From the wide forest pista (path) of La Caldera a trail snakes up through the forest, ever higher until it reaches the ridge and the world below opens up at your feet. You can sit on flat rock chair, dangle your legs and tuck into egg butties in front of a wide screen vista that makes you glad to be alive.
In an incredible piece of news that raises disturbing questions about Tenerife’s ability to be protector of its own heritage, residents in Tegueste…