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There has been quite a rush up to the Teide National Park to see the snow, and that is expected to increase over the weekend even as the snow starts to disappear. As a result, and in an attempt to restrict traffic to control the spread of covid, the Tenerife Cabildo has announced that there will be a form of Operación Nevada in place from this afternoon until Sunday night. From 2pm today until 10pm Sunday, the La Esperanza road will be descending only, with ascent through the other access roads via La Orotava, Vilaflor, and Chío. Cabildo Roads Councillor Enrique Arriaga explained that theREAD MORE

Updated 15 January 2021: Regional President Ángel Torres has said today that all the first doses have been given of the vaccine that has been delivered to the Canaries and that the second doses will start to be given from Sunday. Torres said that the group that had been vaccinated was the priority 1 group of those heavily dependent on or in intensive or residential nursing care, plus workers in that sector. The national Government’s vaccine strategy is explained in THIS working paper, and after the first group has received its second vaccination, attention will turn to the second, that of healthcare professionals and frontline workers.READ MORE

If you feel at risk or infected first use the online test HERE then for further help if needed ring the free multi-lingual helpline 900 112 061. For general info use the Canarian authorities’ websites/official social media. Use 112 only for emergencies. The official Canarian Government website for the outbreak with detailed breakdowns of areas at all levels in all islands is HERE. The post below is a daily breakdown of data from that site and other information released by the various Government departments dealing with the outbreak. The original post from the start of the outbreak in the H10 Costa Adeje Hotel is HERE. READ MORE

And this is Teide today, from the air … and more than Teide actually! The National Park authorities say that this incredible perspective was taken aerially today. Increíble perspectiva #aérea del #ParqueNacional del #Teide.@oapngob #pnteide @MedioNaturalTF #Tenerife @visitcabaneros @PNGarajonay @MonfraguePN @PN_Guadarrama #nevada #Canarias — ParqueNacional TEIDE (@pnteide) January 14, 2021READ MORE

Entry to Tenerife is restricted by three measures. Spain’s ban on UK arrivals who aren’t resident and which is in place currently until 2 February. The only documents which show legal residence for this purpose are the old Certificado de Registro (A4 or credit card size) and the new TIE – but some problems have been experienced by Registro holders, as explained in the link the Canarian Government’s restrictions on arrivals from within the national territory, with only those with legitimate reasons allowed to enter or leave islands in Level 3 and Diagnostic Test for Active Infection required for entry to other islands until atREAD MORE

Photo collage: Adeje Ayuntamiento. Every year, the first fiesta in Adeje’s year gives an opportunity to see some real Canarian tradition in the heart of the tourist area. The fiesta is of one of the town’s patrons, San Sebastian, and takes place in La Caleta with horsemen riding into the sea, and pastoral farmers dragging their goats and sheep into the water for the animals to be blessed. The event’s draw makes it almost more a spectacular tourist event than a religious one, but despite the tens of thousands of people (literally!) who turn up to watch it – often with their pets and evenREAD MORE