Sensatori Tenerife December 20th 2011 Just before Christmas 2011, I temporarily(?) abandoned my backpacker roots and opted for a very grown up "All inclusive" week in the sun at Gran Melia Palacio De Isora in the Canarian Island of Tenerife. I could seriously get used to this type of break, especially at this time of year. The hotel was wonderful, the staff friendly, the food excellent and the weather fantastic.
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Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » Tenerife Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more