Tenerife 2016 – Day 6

So today we had another go at El Teide, the volcano that dominates the island of Tenerife. Going the “direct” way from Puerto de la Cruz takes you rapidly to altitude via a seemingly endless series of hairpin bends. This requires a great deal of concentration and progress depends mainly on the progress of vehicles…

Tenerife 2016 – Day 5

Midway through the week and needed a break from all the touristy stuff so I took Mrs Sixwheeler shopping. She’d expressed an interest to investigate the differences between Zara shops in Spain and Zara shops in the UK. Thanks to the wonder of the internet I had located the Zara stores in Santa Cruz together…

Tenerife 2016 – Day 3

*WARNING* This blog contains a rant. Today we decided to have a drive round the northwest of the island. SatNav makes this sort of thing very easy and has the benefit of a rolling map that gives you a heads up of the road ahead. From Puerto de la Cruz we headed west to try…