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Ten years on, work starts on bus station but what happens next?

Work on the new bus station in Puerto de la Cruz has finally started, although if it wasn’t for the security fence surrounding the site you wouldn’t really know it, progress so far has been painfully slow. They never seem to have that get up and go attitude with project launches here, the same project in the UK would, I’m ...Full Article

The Mando Economico of the Canary Islands

In the Anaga hills, high on a ridge above the valley of Igueste de San Andres, is a little ruined hamlet of about six or seven houses called Las Casillas. ...Full Article

Does Puerto de la Cruz really have to change?

To be honest I am beginning to get bored with Puerto de la Cruz. The town where very little ever seems to change and even when change does occur it takes ...Full Article

Taking a look at the latest news and views in Puerto de la Cruz

Well, the Carnaval is over, we can all breathe a sigh of relief, I suppose that’s it out of the way for another year.Full Article

Occupancy rates still high

Latest news on the occupancy figures for Santiago del Teide appear to make encouraging reading.Full Article

New forum to work towards a better Los Gigantes

Community-minded residents are to meet the Mayor to discuss a joint vision to improve the local environment.Full Article

“Be vigilant” alert as CCTV cameras considered for crime hotspots

Surveillance security cameras could be fitted in blackspot areas in Santiago del Teide in a bid to curb a wave of petty theft and crime.Full Article

The Spanish inquisition in the Canary Islands

Mention the Spanish Inquisition to many people and images of the ridiculous ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ sketch come to mind, when bursting into a room shouting, “No one expects the Spanish ...Full Article

It’s time for Puerto to grind for a halt, for Carnival 2018

It is that time of year when in Puerto de la Cruz everything else seems to grind to a halt.Full Article

JOHN HAWKINS…An English pirate in Tenerife

Every English person has heard of Francis Drake, to us he was a hero who circumnavigated the world, ‘singed the king of Spain’s beard’ when he destroyed the Spanish fleet ...Full Article
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