Tenerife at 1:50,000 on a clear, large, double-sided, GPS compatible road map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking trails, plus street plans of...... more
Tenerife at 1:50,000 on a clear, large, double-sided, GPS compatible road map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking trails, plus street plans of SantaCruz de Tenerife, Los Christianos, Playa de las Américas and Puerto de la Cruz. The map divides the island east/west with a good overlap between the sides and has contours with relief shading, spot heights and plenty of names of geographical features to show the island's topography. Major roads clearly numbered, with motorway junctions prominently named. Scenic routes are highlighted and locations of petrol stations and services are marked. A selection of hiking trails is also highlighted, with symbols marking various places of interest, including beaches, campsites and mountain refuges, etc. For GPS users the map has a UTM grid and margin ticks at 2' showing latitude and longitude. Map legend includes English. Place names are in clear print, larger than used on most maps. A separate booklet attached to the map cover has an index which shows all locations with their postcodes and GPS coordinates. The booklet also includes multilingual descriptions of the island's main sights and street plan of SantaCruz de Tenerife, Los Christianos, Playa de las Américas and Puerto de la Cruz.
Tenerife in a series of maps of the Canary Islands from Kompass, Europe's leading publisher of detailed, contoured hiking maps. Excellent also for...... more
Tenerife in a series of maps of the Canary Islands from Kompass, Europe's leading publisher of detailed, contoured hiking maps. Excellent also for exploring each island on bike or by car, the maps highlight numerous hiking trails, indicating difficult sections, and show cycle routes. A wide range of symbols highlight various facilities and places of interest, including campsites and youth hostels, beaches, sport and leisure facilities, etc. The maps have a UTM grid for GPS users. Map legends included English. Street plans of main towns or holiday resorts are also provided. In this title: double-sided map with contour lines at 100m intervals, relief shading, spot heights and plenty of names of peaks, mountain ranges and other geographical features. Boundaries of the national park and other protected areas are marked. Overprint for hiking trails indicates steep sections and paths suitable mostly for experienced climbers. Local bus stops are marked. The map has a 2km UTM grid. Street plans show SantaCruz de Tenerife, Los Cristianos, La Orotava, Playa de las Américas, Puerto de la Cruz and San Cristóbal de la Laguna.
Herzog and De Meuron 1998-2002: El Croquis 109/110 - edited
Some of the realised projects in this double issue are the Roche Pharma-Research Building in Basel, the Commercial and Apartment Building Dornacherplatz in...... more
Some of the realised projects in this double issue are the Roche Pharma-Research Building in Basel, the Commercial and Apartment Building Dornacherplatz in Solothurn, Switzerland, the Five Courtyards project in the city centre of Munich, and the St. Jakob Park in Basel. Also featured, the works in progress of the Centro Westerdahl in SantaCruz de Tenerife, the Cottbus University Library, the Walker Art Center expansion in Minneapolis, and the Prada shop and office in Tokyo. Texts include their acceptance speech for the 2001 Pritzker Architecture prize, a conversation with Jacques Herzog and an essay by William Curtis.
Advantages: Beautifully decorated and offers interesting insight into Christianity in India Disadvantages: Not as old as you may be led to believe
...and many of the Catholic churches were destroyed or ?transferred? to Protestantism under Dutch rule.The Basilica of Santa Cruz is lauded as one of the oldest and most important churches in one of the oldest and most important Christian cities in India. The claim of age is a wee bit naughty and misleading. True, the construction of the church started in 1505 and it was upgraded to a cathedral five...
Advantages: The cleanest animal park you will ever visit Disadvantages: May be difficult for people with limited mobility
...expensive. But, after a day at Loro Parque we decided the entry fee was more than worth it.
There is a land train that takes visitors who are either staying in or visiting Santa Cruz to the park. When we were there a year ago it was free but I don't know whether it still is.
You enter Loro Parque through a grand entrance designed as a Thai Village. The village is said to be the largest Thai...
Advantages: a lot to see Disadvantages: I didn't find any.
...When we stayed in Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife in December two years ago, I went on a coach tour to the north east of the island including the capital Santa Cruz. I booked it with the rep of our travel organisation, the actual tour operators are always local firms. It doesn?t make sense if I give you the name of the firm we went with as you can?t choose one, you have to take the one your travel...