Theme Week La Palma – Breña Baja

25 May 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  4 minutes

Beach at Los Cancajos © Pwagenblast/cc-by-sa-3.0

Beach at Los Cancajos © Pwagenblast/cc-by-sa-3.0

Breña Baja (Spanish for Lower Breña) is a municipality on the eastern side of the island of La Palma, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the Canary Islands.   read more…

Theme Week La Palma – Los Llanos de Aridane

24 May 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  11 minutes

Beach at Puerto Naos © Hans-Peter Balfanz/cc-by-sa-3.0

Beach at Puerto Naos © Hans-Peter Balfanz/cc-by-sa-3.0

Los Llanos de Aridane is a municipality of the Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. It is located in the west of the island of La Palma, in the Aridane Valley. With 20,930 inhabitants (2013) it is the most populous municipality of La Palma.   read more…

Theme Week La Palma – El Paso

23 May 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  4 minutes

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Bonanza © Javier.RBarreto/cc-by-sa-4.0

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Bonanza © Javier.RBarreto/cc-by-sa-4.0

El Paso, also known as Ciudad de El Paso, is a Spanish municipality located on the island of La Palma, province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands.   read more…

Theme Week La Palma – Breña Alta

22 May 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  4 minutes

© Frank Vincentz/cc-by-sa-3.0

© Frank Vincentz/cc-by-sa-3.0

Breña Alta (Spanish for Upper Breña) is a municipality on the eastern side of the island of La Palma, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. The ayuntamiento (municipal office) is in the town of San Pedro, at 350 m above sea-level, and only 9 km south of the island’s capital Santa Cruz de la Palma.   read more…

Theme Week La Palma – Santa Cruz de La Palma

21 May 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  6 minutes

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© Pwagenblast/cc-by-sa-3.0

Santa Cruz de la Palma (Spanish for Holy Cross of La Palma) is a city and a municipality on the east coast of the island of La Palma in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife of the Canary Islands. Santa Cruz de la Palma is the second-largest city (after Los Llanos de Aridane) and is the capital of the island. It is along an old lava flow coming from the Caldereta (small caldera), a volcano just south of the city. The population of the municipality is 16,330 (2013), its area is 43.38 km². Around 13,000 people live within the city limits, with the remaining population residing in other settlements.   read more…

Theme Week La Palma

20 May 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon voyage, Theme Weeks Reading Time:  8 minutes

Black sand beach in Puerto Naos © Rufus46/cc-by-sa-3.0

Black sand beach in Puerto Naos © Rufus46/cc-by-sa-3.0

La Palma, also known as La isla bonita (English: The Beautiful Island) and historically San Miguel de La Palma, is the most northwesterly island of the Canary Islands, Spain, which is a Spanish autonomous community and archipelago in Macaronesia in the North Atlantic Ocean. La Palma has an area of 708.32 square kilometres (273.48 sq mi) making it the fifth largest of the eight main Canary Islands. The total population at the start of 2023 was 84,338, of which 15,522 lived in the capital, Santa Cruz de La Palma and 20,375 in Los Llanos de Aridane. Its highest mountain is the Roque de los Muchachos, at 2,426 metres (7,959 ft), being second among the peaks of the Canaries after the Teide massif on Tenerife.   read more…

Overview Theme Weeks

27 December 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon voyage, Theme Weeks Reading Time:  20 minutes

Theme Weeks (Latest addition: June 2024) In irregular intervals we publish Theme Weeks about cities, regions, and countries. Here you can find the complete list.   read more…

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