Europe

Beware of Barrancos in the Canary Islands

May 30, 2012 Andy 2

The immediate danger of barrancos is their inherent propensity to swallow hikers. Just a couple of weeks ago two hikers died in two separate incidents and on two different islands, by falling down barrancos. […]

Hiking

The Best Places for Walking on Tenerife

November 3, 2011 Andy 1

Think of walking in the Canary Islands and most people will automatically name La Gomera as the number one destination and Tenerife would be lucky if it got onto the list at all. Yet, move inland and away from the purpose built resorts of Tenerife and you’ll find an island whose variety of landscapes and terrain far outweigh that of its quiet neighbour. […]