You certainly wonder what living in Tenerife inside houses of customs of yore is like.
He is dressed the part in folk dress for the Fiesta de la Cruz while a barrel of wine stands by in his interior yard for the customary warm reception.
Now the pirate look-out comes in handy to see what kind of weather may be indicated by the waves on the nearby Atlantic Ocean.
Indeed, some grow herbs and citrus trees in indoor yards, while vegetables are rather reserved for back gardens. Ornamental plants prevail otherwise.
Several strangers, such as myself, had entered the open door of the little house and were served wine and party food. So much to living in Tenerife during Fiestas of cordial welcome in Los Realejos.
Wells? A well to retrieve groundwater is rather a feature of houses of the affluent but, municipal tap water has reached private households for a long time in Tenerife. Cheaper farm water is delivered to rural properties as well.
The majority of the Upper 10000 lives in modern homes in Tenerife with some exceptions, although I would say that such people belong to the Upper Middle Class who is generally very cultured. By the way, Arona Tenerife is said to have most millionairs of the biggest Canary Island. Such elite homes keep their doors shut as a rule. The exception is the one that's depicted below which opens its gates to stage events for important friends or for the family.
Watch the following video by the Tenerife holiday home insider. It shows you a warm and welcoming house of Los Realejos with magnificent views to Realejo Bajo. There, visiting tourists were welcome. Displayed Tapas and wine was rather reserved for family members and friends, though, I believe.
Find out why an Englishman ended up hating to live on mainland Spain which is different to its autonomous islands, though,
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