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 4

This morning we decided to visit San Cristobal which is the old capital of Tenerife; actually an easy drive from here but complicated by my apparent inability to follow instructions. When we arrived we managed to find a car park right near the town centre so we’re able to get a coffee within minutes of…

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…

Tenerife 2016 – Day 2

So it gets daylight later here than at home, but then I  realise that we’re significantly further west. Anyway woke up feeling that I’d had a good night’s sleep but still a bit travel weary. We both agreed that the day would be best spent discovering Puerto de la Cruz, and as this required little…

Tenerife 2016 – Day 1

Early start from home to Bristol Airport but a speedy check in allowed time for a proper breakfast – see previous picture on Facebook/Twitter. Curiously the airport appeared to be overrun by ladies wearing traditional Welsh hats. No pictures I’m afraid, I bottled out of that. Four hours seems a long time in an aeroplane…