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  1. Re: Filmon has blocked the Olympics. Anyone know where to watch them?

    You can watch some of it on Spanish RTVE and teledeporte (TDP) either on your TV or computer.

    http://www.rtve.es/directo/la-1/

    Here's another page for online viewing from Spanish RTVE. Click...
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    Re: FedEx- DHL- Corrio

    I send parcels to Canada through the post office. If you are not in a hurry for it to arrive, you can choose surface mail which can take 2 months or longer and is cheaper. Or you can send it express...
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    Other Re: Aguamansa Springs and trout?

    Margaretta......yes you can. Here's an old photo taken up at the Aguamansa fish farm.

    http://www.pbase.com/canarybird/image/80266469.jpg
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    Health Re: Prickly Heat

    When I lived in Ibiza I got prickly heat from the scorching sun there and the pharmacy recommended Talquistina which worked very well.

    It's a flesh-coloured talcum powder containing balsam and...
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    Home and Garden Re: Window Bars

    Iron bars are customary here and the lack of them can also increase the price of your house insurance.
  6. Photography Re: Corpus Cristi : Flower & sand carpets of La Orotava 2013

    http://www.secrettenerife.co.uk/p/corpus-christi-dates.html
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    Other Re: Corpus Christi 2016

    Seanocelt.....there would be nothing left of the carpets on Friday the third as they are cleaned up after the procession walks on them the evening of Thursday the 2nd.

    And yes Orotava has its...
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    Other Re: Corpus Christi 2016

    Events begin on May 31 and the day of the flower carpets is Thursday, June 2.

    The sand carpets can be seen before then but the fresh flower carpets will be made the morning of June 2 when the...
  9. Photography Re: Corpus Cristi : Flower & sand carpets of La Orotava 2013

    The events begin on May 31 and the day of the carpets is Thursday, June 2.
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    Cars & Transport Re: Driving in Tenerife - Advice

    I quite agree with using the left indicator to indicate a sudden slow down or stop.

    It does warn the car behind that he would be unable to overtake in case he didn't understand the reason for your...
  11. Re: Are there any Canadians in Tenerife? / Des canadiens Tenerife?

    Bonjour Anne..

    Je suis Canadienne, but my French is a bit rusty. I gather you are from Quebec? I am from Vancouver Island, B.C.

    I live on the island but there are very few other Canadians...
  12. Re: Can anyone recommend a good solicitor or lawyer in Puerto de la Cruz?

    I've answered your PM Paul.
  13. Other Re: Avenida Generalisimo?

    Hi Pikano...

    The Avenida Generalisimo was renamed to eliminate memories of the former dictator General Franco. New name is Avenido Familia de Betancourt y Molina.

    The British Club had to move...
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    Re: Pickpocket Caught?

    Here's how to take care of them:


    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=itOVqt0F38s
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    Re: Ohh what's happened

    I'm still here too....as long as we need north weather reports, canary bird reports, flower counts and telling others of where I like to eat. :)

    BTW I had a nice salad at Alvaro's Tennis Club the...
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    Relocation Re: Relocating to Teneriffe from Costa Blanca

    Hello Minerva...
    I am Canadian and have lived in the La Paz area (near the Botanical Gardens) of Puerto de la Cruz for over 30 years, after having lived in Mallorca and Ibiza. I have seen folks...
  17. Sticky: Re: Current weather in North Tenerife as reported by forum members

    Thursday March 24......12:35 pm

    Now drizzling a bit on and off here in Puerto de la Cruz.

    Forecast from Aemet for tomorrow and the weekend is for sun with a bit of cloud and no rain.
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    Relocation Re: Good Places to relocate in Tenerife

    The forecast is much better for tomorrow (Friday), Saturday and Sunday....it says zero possibilities of rain on those days. Yes I'd put it off for today.
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    Relocation Re: Good Places to relocate in Tenerife

    Val it's now tomorrow....(Thursday)....8 am. Too late for carnival...and don't know if there are any Easter processions.

    Weather not so good this morning unfortunately. There was some rain...
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    Home and Garden Re: Soy beans - Puerto de la Cruz

    I haven't tried to buy frozen soy beans so don't know where one would find them. But you should find dried black beans in any supermarket on the same shelves as dried lentils and chickpeas.

    I'd...
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    Relocation Re: Good Places to relocate in Tenerife

    Yes the north is much prettier due to the occasional rain which shows results in the gardens and landscape.

    You can easily grow a semi-tropical garden here.

    Some of my photos:

    1. My back...
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    Re: Flight delays everywhere today

    Many delays over the past two days have been caused by the French air traffic controllers' strike.
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    Relocation Re: Good Places to relocate in Tenerife

    Puerto de la Cruz in the north. There's a British Games Club here which meets at Alvaro's tennis club as well as groups dedicated to running, hiking, lunching etc.

    They have lawn bowling as well...
  24. Relocation Re: Your FIRST Spanish Driving Experience in Tenerife

    In my experience the flashing lights has always meant "after you", especially at a pedestrian crossing where a driver flashes to let the pedestrian know he has seen him and is stopping to let him...
  25. Relocation Re: Your FIRST Spanish Driving Experience in Tenerife

    I've lived and been driving here for over thirty years. Don't have any problems....I use my indicator and always manage the roundabouts easily.

    Maybe I find it easy because I live in the north...
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