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Agatha Christie: still the Queen of crime?

Ninety years ago, in February 1927 to be ex-act, Agatha Christie, the undisputed British queen of murder, mystery and suspense, spent a short holiday in Puerto de la Cruz, staying at the Hotel Taoro, which was then a grand hotel, the first in Spain, the equivalent of five stars today. Tourism in the town at the ...Full Article

Bus station boost but what about the other Puerto projects?

At last there has been some movement on the Bus Station Project. It is almost as if someone has suddenly woken up to the fact that ...Full Article

Popular Puerto but just what does the 21st century visitor want?

It is that time of the year again when I struggle to think of what to say. August is not my favourite month of the year, ...Full Article

Big projects in the limelight but the rest of Puerto is suffering

Is it only me who feels Puerto puts far too much emphasis on major projects, so much so as to have a detrimental effect on the ...Full Article

Everyone loves a street market so why not in Puerto?

Recently we were treated to the Puerto Street Market. It was to be an event, we were promised, which would be a shopper’s extravaganza, with 150 ...Full Article

Transformation of the Taoro building but how long will Puerto wait?

A few months ago when referring to the Taoro building I used the term ‘watch this space’, a bad choice of phrase, as I now realise, ...Full Article

Why Puerto will no longer tolerate “clutter” on the streets

From unauthorised tables and chairs, to hoardings and billboards, it’s a big “no” from the council. I am going over old ground today, which in itself ...Full Article

The Carnaval is over but did it live up to expectations?

Puerto’s Carnaval is over and was quickly forgotten as the sun began to shine. This year I am almost ashamed to say that I managed to ...Full Article

So many shades of grey in Puerto de la Cruz

The work on calle Quintana is finally drawing to a close. It will be finished by the end of the month, or so we have been ...Full Article

So that was 2016 in Puerto de la Cruz!

This is when I usually do a brief summary of the things that have happened in Puerto de la Cruz during the last year, and give ...Full Article
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