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Forest and mountains
Xwander is taking part in the Walking Festival, which is organized by the tourism board of Tenerife. The festival will take place from the 22nd to 26th of May 2018. The best companies in Tenerife are providing professional guiding services for all the different types of hikes and trails around Tenerife, and Xwander is one […]
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Trail Running is a sport full of challenges and sensations in which you must really be aware of your limits and your capabilities. This is a good reason to carry it out in a place that offers boundless possibilities the way Tenerife does. This island, with all its varied landscape and unique scenery brings together […]
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Paragliding is something you have to try once in your lifetime. It gives you such a rush although the journey through air is surprisingly relaxing and easygoing. It all comes down to taking the leap. Before the takeoff your palms are sweating, your heart is pacing and it seems like speed walking ants are taking […]
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Several trails, varying in length and challenge, connect to the northern hills of Anaga forest from the Cruz Del Carmen intersection. Mirador de Cruz del Carmen viewpoint, Ermita de Nuestra Señora del Carmen sanctuary, a restaurant, cafe and the Centro de Visitantes visitors’ centre can also be found in the area, located near the village […]
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The Sendero de los Sentidos hike passes through the evergreen forest of Anaga. In the midst of moist laurel trees you can hear the magical forest breathing life. Sendero de los Sentidos is divided into three different routes, all of which start next to the Centro de Visitantes intersection. The first, shorter 340 meter scenic […]
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There are three main roads in Tenerife, several winding mountain roads excluded, that take you from the north to the south. Autopista del Norte de Tenerife highway (TF-5), heading towards San Cristóbal de la Laguna, is the recommended northern route from the southeastern parts of Tenerife like Puerto de la Cruz. From the east coast […]
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We felt the air get thinner and more humid as the road winded further towards the hills of Orotava. The sound of traffic was merely distant background noise by the time the small town scenery transformed into the countryside. The road became more narrow and was engulfed by a veil of clouds, underneath them a […]
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The growth thickens and the weather gradually gets colder as we ascend into the Canarian pine tree forest of Esperanza. The gradually soaring treetops eventually reveal a variety of rope ladders and lines – A network connecting trees to one another. The guide hands out harnesses to all participants and shows how to use them […]
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