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Tied to Tenerife - Little Observationist
If you come from La Laguna, a small city (village, really) in the north of Tenerife, it’s one of those places where you are bound to bump into someone you know every time you go out for a cup of cafe con leche or a walk around the shops. (It’s about the only comparison there is to my hometown of North Tonawanda.) One of those times, the person we bumped into asked if it was my first visit to Tenerife. I said it was my second and Jorge said, “But there will be many more. She’s tied to it now!” Which is fine by me. I can definitely think of worse places to be tied to. This visit over Christmas was much different from my first, which was in July 2012. Then, it was hot (sometimes too hot). We sat around the garden a lot in July, ate watermelon and gazpacho and enjoyed giant strong gin and tonics with peppercorns under sun umbrellas. That time, we drove around much of the island so that I could explore this place that I knew of mainly as somewhere British people go to roast in sunny resorts and seek out restaurants that serve …