Tenerife Times Home
Tenerife Blogs
Tenerife News
Tenerife 10 day Forecast
Tenerife Monthly Weather
Cheap Tenerife Flights
Tenerife Google Map
Useful Telephone numbers
Euro Converter
Tenerife Attractions
Hotels & Accommodation
CD Tenerife Football
Learn Spanish
Getting Started
Tenerife Times FAQs
Contact Us
Advanced Search

Rate Us:

Random Posts
Donít think HIPS, in Tenerife think AIP August 1 2007, what a day of contrasts. In England and Wales people were getting to grips with Home ...  Read more...

Gloria Estefan is set to play Tenerife The Cuban singer Gloria Estefan is to play a concert in Tenerife (19th September 2008), it will ...  Read more...

El Mirador de La Centinela, Tenerife OK, so hopefully we’ve whetted your appetite about the best coffee shop in Tenerife (or ...  Read more...

Full Moon Party in Tenerife I have been to Ful Moon Parties all over the world, ifI'm in a country and its a full moon, I ...  Read more...

Diving with Manta Rays Having spent the last 3 and a bit years diving here I still get a trill every time I get in the ...  Read more...

Create your own FREE Tenerife Blog Have you ever wanted your own Tenerife Blog site? Well now thanks to Tenerife Times sister site ...  Read more...

Leaving The UK Well, here I am, bags packed, passport in hand and pondering the magnitude of what I have chosen to ...  Read more...

Useful Tenerife Telephone Numbers We have published via our Vertical Menu on the left hand side of the site a list of useful Telephone ...  Read more...

Mt. Teide gets its first covering of snow Residents of Tenerife woke up on Friday morning to discover that Mt. Teide had been given its first ...  Read more...

Drop the top & drive As it was my wife’s 40th birthday we pushed the boat out a bit on this visit and hired a ...  Read more...

See the roof tops of Tenerife from la Orotava When we visited Tenerife in July 2007, my wife and I drove through the Las Canadas del Teide ...  Read more...

Share your Tenerife Photos Share your photo’s of  Tenerife with your family and friends online and for FREE its easy ...  Read more...

Tenerife Poker Players   Read more...

Tenerife - a short break destination We are now back from a great short break in Tenerife; a long weekend away from the UK and the snow ...  Read more...

A Happy New Year from Tenerife Times  Even in Tenerife, New Years Eve is a time not only for parties (and Tenerife certainly knows ...  Read more...

More Ketchup than Salsa   Read more...

San Roque - Life can't get no sweeter than that Down the hill, round the snaking bends, through the town, over the bridge and turn right at the ...  Read more...

Life in the not-so-fast lane I frequently have to travel between Puerto de la Cruz and the south of Tenerife. The quickest way of ...  Read more...

Web Site Design and Internet Marketing in Tenerife   Read more...

Tenerife Google Maps added I have been busy today adding Google Maps to Tenerife Times. It is hoped that this will provide a ...  Read more...

Favorites
 Add to favorites
 Make Homepage
 

Tenerife Business Directory

Tenerife Times Home arrow Tenerife News arrow Tenerife Blogs arrow Midsummer madness
Midsummer madness PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 
Contributed by Jack Montgomery   
Tuesday, 19 June 2007
Unwitting travellers who dreamily wander along Puerto de la Cruz’ picturesque harbour at first light on Midsummer’s morn may be forgiven for pinching themselves to check that they have actually risen from their slumbers. In the harbours’ calm waters, amongst the resident fleet of quaint, gently bobbing fishing boats are scores of, not so gently bobbing, goats. “El baño de las cabras”, the bathing of the goats, is a highlight of one of the Canary Islands’ oldest celebrations, the ‘fiestas de San Juan’ or, to give it its more ancient title, the Fiestas of the Sun. Its origins lie with the Island’s aboriginal people, the Guanche who, like many primitive civilisations, believed that the sun cast powerful magic when it was at its midsummer peak. Read more... http://www.realtenerifeislanddrives.com/Midsummer.html
Tag it:Spread the Word
Blinkbits
BlinkList
blogmarks
co.mments
connotea
Delicious
De.lirio.us
Digg
Fark
feedmelinks
Furl it!
Hugg
LinkaGoGo
Ma.gnolia
Mister.Wong
Netvouz
NewsVine
Profile Heaven
RawSugar
Reddit
Scuttle
Shadows
Simpy
Smarking
Spurl
Stumble
TailRank
Technorati
Wists
YahooMyWeb
< Previous   Next >

Comments

There are no comments yet - feel free to add one using the form below...


Page 1 of 0 ( 0 comments )
©2006 MosCom

Add comments to this article: Midsummer madness ...

Enter your comment below.

Name (required)

E-Mail (required)
Your email will not be displayed on the site - only to our administrator
Homepage

Comment (supported) [BBcode]

Tenerife Scuba Dive Centre
<
Book Cheap Flights with Flightline.co.uk
Learn Spanish