El Hierro

A weekend on El Hierro part 2

September 16, 2016 Jack 0

The road from Las Playas passes one of our favourite sculptures in the Canary Islands, a lothario looking out to sea. Usually it’s women searching the horizon for the return of loved ones. Not on El Hierro. […]

El Hierro

A weekend on El Hierro part 1

September 16, 2016 Jack 0

Within an hour of taking off we’re driving along El Hierro’s quiet roads to our first stop at Pozo de la Salud on the western end of the El Golfo Valley. […]

El Hierro
El Hierro

El Hierro, Hiking At The Edge Of The World

June 13, 2015 Andy 0

Before Columbus stocked the Santa Maria with supplies from the neighbouring island of La Gomera and set sail on his atlas-changing voyage, the wild and remote Canary Island of El Hierro was the very edge of the Ancient World… […]

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The Lost Piglets of El Hierro

September 15, 2014 Jack 0

I don’t know what we’d expected when the 4×4 drew level with us on the dirt track in the hills on El Hierro, but it wasn’t a question about piglets. […]

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El Hierro

March 2, 2014 Andy 2

El Hierro Smallest and most remote of the seven, main Canary Islands, El Hierro is the one that has managed to remain completely untarnished by mass tourism. Home to cryptic ancient writings; giant lizards, and […]