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Last time we visited El Hierro some of its charm had seeped away for us. The previously magical diminutive Canary Island stuck out in the Atlantic had seemed ordinary and, wearing a dusty brown height-of-summer coat, not particularly attractive looking. Island hopping to La Palma a few days later only heightened that view as much […]

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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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Despite the Canary Islands occupying a position in the Atlantic to the left of North Africa and the Sahara Desert, this European north/south picture is often…

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After we picked our friend up from the Puerto La Estaca we stumbled across this gorgeous looking restaurant in Valverde, El Hierro’s capital…

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Los Verodes Apartments are immaculate, spacious and comprehensively equipped, offering excellent value for money and the ideal location from which to explore the island by car and/or on foot.

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La Maceta was a dream, its rock pools bathed in rich golden hues, and a few people were enjoying their lure, gliding across the silky water on a warm February evening.

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Anyone who dismisses the most easterly of the Canary Islands as a purpose built, package holiday hell obviously has the observational skills of a blind albino cave crab.

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