After the success of our long winter break early last year, we decided to do it again in 2018. By 'success' I mean avoiding the cold, miserable, grey days that characterise much of January and February in northern
So we're back in the
for the best part of two months, although staying on a different island to last
Of all the many places I've ever been in the world, I think the Canaries have one of the very best winter climates. We're around 5 degrees north of the Tropic of Cancer, and it's very mild - warm even - but without the high humidity of the tropics. The sun's bright, the sea's crystal clear and at night we can see many more stars than at home, due to the clearer air and lower light pollution.