I’ve documented my crafting exploits in Tenerife, but haven’t been able to share any photos of my trips out as I took the photos on my phone and I only had WiFi on my iPad. So without further ado… For the first two weeks I was on my own or with my Mum and every day I took a walk around some part of the area I was staying in.
The coast walk near my complex:
Walking down to the harbour:
It was a bit windy that day!
Looking out towards La Punta Roja:
The beach at La Punta Roja:
It was a bit windy that day too…
Looking down one of the barrancos that cover the island and determine where building happens:
I love these grasses that grow on the island:
Skies from the balcony!
D arrived on the 23rd with our friends and we had a wonderful week together. He was determined to get in the pool once. I had already been in once and knew how cold it was…
D’s birthday was on the 29th and I had arranged for him to have a cake. He announced in the morning he wanted to go to Los Gigantes for lunch, so I had to arrange for it to be brought out early!
After indulging in a gorgeous chocolate sponge and mousse cake (yum!), we drove to Los Gigantes:
We had a late lunch in an Austrian cafe on the harbour, and then mooched about looking at the boats and going into the shops. I was rather naughtily encouraging our friend D to buy what his wife calls ‘tat’ (He and I are the original friends but we and our respective spouses get on absolutely brilliantly. They were the perfect holiday partners as they like to do exactly what we like to do. 🙂 ) We also went into this fabulous jewellery shop on the harbour called Gitana, not a jewellers, but one that sells bead bracelets, necklaces and earrings. While I was looking for gifts for my Mum and sister, Damon bought me this gorgeous olivina and obsidian bracelet – how brilliant is he, buying me a present on his birthday?!
In the evening we went out to a little family run pizza restaurant. A chalked signboard says ‘We don’t do fast food, we make good food as fast as we can’ and it really is very good. D loves calzone and ended up with one bigger than his plate!
We had a very good week!