Give us this Day – Christ in a cross-dress

I’m going to ask my parish priest if we can put a skirt on Jesus. No, it’s not heresy. This is actually what they do in Tenerife. Which if you’re a regular visitor to this blog you’ll know is where I spent a few days last week. The church in question is San Cristóbal de […]

Hungry and Thursday – Tenerife potatoes

Who’d have thought an Irish travel party would be so interested in potatoes… or that the Tinerfeni, or inhabitants of Tenerife, were too? But we are, and they are too. There is much that is unique about these people… And I have been giving you snippets in my few days on the Canaries Island. With […]

Walk in the park – Tenerife

It’s not a sight you want to see – a Fiftysomething bandana-wearing hairy Scotsman clambering over Tenerife rocks. Gollum springs to mind! But this was the challenge we took on on our and A word here on our guide Eva, a Tenerife native who knows these winding paths like the back of […]

Tenerife and Scotland wave the same flag

O Flower of Tenerife When will we see… No, I haven’t been on the vino, only I have. Or been out in the Midday sun. Guilty too. But I could be home, if it weren’t for the 30C temperature, the humdreds of volcanoes, 11 microclimates and rainforest… Need I go on. It’s just that that’s […]