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    Re: Mouflon closures in Teide National Park

    Thanks for the information. Much appreciated!
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    Mouflon closures in Teide National Park

    In November I was caught out because much of Teide National Park was closed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for Mouflon shooting.

    Does anyone know whether the Mouflon closures are still in...
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    Shopping Re: Internet purchases from outside Tenerife

    Sorry, mlun, my post was inteded as a general musing to the readers of the forum rather than a reply to your question. Unfortunately, I don't know the answer to your question.
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    Shopping Re: Internet purchases from outside Tenerife

    Remember how during the financial crisis ten years ago, the VAT rate was raised "temporarily"?
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    Other Re: TITSA Bono Card

    Titsa is still selling new BonoBus tickets with a validity of 12 months. So they will have to give at least 12 months notice before they stop using the existing system.
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    Re: High hopes for Spain economy

    The Spanish government increased VAT during the financial crisis when growth stalled, as an "emergency" measure. So now that growth has returned, the decent thing would be to decrease VAT again.
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    Re: postage went up again!!

    If anyone has forgotten how to send an old-style letter, here is a brief guide:

    "How do I send a letter?"
    http://quezi.com/3336
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    Home and Garden Re: Old house, how to remove or block the smell

    It's great that the smell has gone!

    I think old lino would make a good base for the click-tiles, but this will raise the floor slightly. Will that cause problems with any doors that open inwards...
  9. Re: Descent family budget restaurants Las americas / Los christianos ????

    Or you can be like a Tinerfeño and eat gofio, which costs almost nothing.
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    Many hotel restaurants that provide buffet meals for their guests are also open to members of the public. But I don't personally know of any that "do a reasonable buffet for under €10".

    Will you...
  11. Re: Descent family budget restaurants Las americas / Los christianos ????

    Some Chinese restaurants do a reasonable buffet for under €10.
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    Other Re: Rock climbing/bouldering in Arico

    I know, LUCKY, that prussik up to Upper GDS is a real killer.

    To hellblau: sorry that we're being flippant here. There are lots of older people at this forum who are well beyond their rock...
  13. Property Re: Looking for an annual rent?? A try before you buy!

    I suppose it depends whether the "plenty of lush greenery" needs to be in the natural surroundings, or whether manicured landscaping also meets the criterion.
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    Other Re: Rock climbing/bouldering in Arico

    Hopefully your belayer has a rope. Belaying without a rope doesn't work very well.
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    Fortunately, the places with "plenty of lush greenery" are also the places without the "youth yob culture".

    I suggest you take a look at the coast from Buenavista to Puerto de la Cruz. There are...
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    Other Re: All Inclusive Holiday Makers

    You can't get Pontins for £170 including transport, accommodation, food and drink.
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    Re: Must see cultural things in Santa Cruz

    I'll look out for that pyramid the next time I'm in Santa Cruz.

    And one more thing - the Musel de la Ciencia y el Cosmos is an interesting science museum. It's on the tram route. The style of...
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    Other Re: Puerto de la cruz

    You only need the return time if you're planning to come back.

    Two green TITSA buses leave the Parador at 4.00pm. Actually they sometimes leave one or two minutes early, because this run is the...
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    Other Re: Puerto de la cruz

    Catch the Teide bus up to the end of the line at the Parador Hotel, then walk around the spectacular Roques de Garcia? Or to the Teleferico (Cable Car) and ride it to just below the summit? The Teide...
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    Relocation Re: Los Roques - Fasnia

    Yep, I know Lympstone, as I walked the SW Coast Path recently. I think the only thing you will miss, moving from Lympstone to Los Roques, is the colour "green". Don't worry about the all the wild...
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    Other Re: Please fill me in on San Isidro

    That's true! When I stay in San Isidro, and am waiting at a bus stop, I often hear someone say "Excuse me, do you speak English?". I'm tempted to reply "¡Si, por supuesto!" but I bite my sarcastic...
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    Relocation Re: Los Roques - Fasnia

    If you want to live in a very small, sleepy, Spanish village, and if you don't mind lots of wind, it sounds very good. There are four beaches and some coastal walks, a bar, a restaurant, a petrol...
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    Re: Must see cultural things in Santa Cruz

    The market is in an architecturally interesting building. Just across the road is the arts centre, a boxy black building whose saving grace is a walkway going down a ramp right through it, cutting...
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    Home and Garden Re: Old house, how to remove or block the smell

    The majority of such cracks are harmless, caused by shrinkage as moisture evaporated from the new construction. But a professional could take a look at them to ensure that they are not caused by...
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    Other Re: Please fill me in on San Isidro

    San Isidro is a great town, with great transport connections, but it's definitely Spanish-speaking.
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