Entries in #travel (45)

Monday
Feb122018

Migratory Cetaceans in  Tenerife

As one year draws to a close and people celebrate the beginning of a new year, many animal species may also be preparing to undertake their annual or seasonal migrations. Animal migrations are defined as “the movement of a vast number of animals”; and it occurs in many species. Included in lists of migratory species are a number of cetaceans that travel through the waters around Tenerife.

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Tuesday
Jan302018

From Tenerife to  Fiji

I went to Tenerife to do whale and dolphin conservation in July of 2017. From the second I landed I had a smile glued to my face, as I knew I was in for a treat but I never really knew how amazing the next three weeks of my life would be.

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Thursday
Jan182018

Exploring Teide National  Park

The volcano Teide got its name from the word “Echeyde”, which is translated as hell from the language of the aboriginal “Guanches”, the indigenous people of Tenerife.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

Meet the Atlantic Spotted  Dolphins

In our project in Tenerife we work with two cetacean species: the short-finned pilot whale  and the bottlenose dolphin. However, from time to time, our volunteers and staff members are lucky enough to see other cetaceans out there and this is always a reason for complete happiness.

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Wednesday
Dec132017

Discovering the Pirate Bay of  Masca

When Neptuno’s Shogun anchored in the famous Bahia de Masca for lunch break and I found myself at the foot of the cliffs of Los Gigantes I was absolutely amazed by the surroundings.

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Wednesday
Dec062017

2 Weeks in  Tenerife

I  have grown up near the seaside and lived near the sea all my life. Having a full-time  job as a scientist in human genetics, I try to do my best to spend my free time either by sailing trips or by diving.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Do You Want To Go To A Dolphin  Show?

Before you say ‘Yes!’ and get excited about seeing these marvellous creatures smiling, jumping around and splashing water all over the place, you need to stop for a second and try to think about it from a different perspective. From their perspective.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Eco-Tourism

Dolphin and Whale watching are highly popular tourist activities in Tenerife, but did you know that there are both national and international laws to govern how these activities should be conducted?

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Thursday
Nov092017

Meet The Pilot  Whales

The short finned pilot whale, also known to scientists as Globicephala macrorhynchus, is one of the four resident species around Tenerife Island, along with the sperm whale, the bottlenose dolphins and Risso’s dolphins.

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Finding a new home away from  home

Have you ever seen a blindfolded woman climb into a horse drawn carriage?

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