Cancajos Salt Pans

The wind pumps that lifted seawater into the salt pans You can visit a working salt factory on the southern tip of La Palma, but if you’re staying in Cancajos, in Breña Baja, it’s worth taking a peak at the ruined salt factory. The sea front promenade runs south from the main beach along the top of a low cliff, and it’s a very pleasant walk. It’s smooth and flat…

December 2, 2009
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Lynch Mobs

Nick Griffin, the head of the near-Nazi BNP, plans to complain to the BBC that he faced a “lynch mob” on the programme “Question Time.” Certainly the audience were hostile. One told him, “You want me to leave this country. Where do you expect me to go? I was born here and I love this country. I bet if we had a whip round, we’d have no trouble getting your…

October 25, 2009
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