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The Westernmost Isle. An alternative guide to El Hierro.
The Westernmost Isle. An alternative guide to El Hierro.

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I have updated this section of the blog describing the property for sale, including the coordinates so you can find it on Google Earth!
The Property
The Property
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Centuries of hardship in an unforgiving physical and social environment shaped the islander's mindset. This was probably true everywhere but here the conditions lasted until yesterday, or perhaps even this morning ...
Roast Chicken Wings
Roast Chicken Wings
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Fresh water has always been a problem for El Hierro and so the islanders have had to find innovative solutions. This is the theme of this and the previous posts.
Boxes, water and old men
Boxes, water and old men
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For an island with no streams or rivers, few springs and no other sources of fresh water except for sparse and erratic rain, a tree distilling pure water from the Trade Winds must have seemed miraculous centuries ago.
48. The Garoe
48. The Garoe
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Perhaps I'm geting out of touch with urban life ....
47. Back from Hell
47. Back from Hell
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A friend dropped in one afternoon when we were making quince jelly and told us the story of an economist who visited his brother’s family when they were doing the same.

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46. White Elephants
46. White Elephants
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Into the 21st Century
Into the 21st Century
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A new post to The Westernmostisle.
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