As the title suggests, I've arrived safely - and settled in to - life in Tenerife.
The journey yesterday was a breeze, everything went according to plan. Except the dull and overcast weather on arrival. After having a little trouble finding my hostel (which is nice, if a little unsociable) settled in, then went out for a bit of a wonder.
I'm thankfully a bit out of the way of the main touristy bit here, which is good as there it's quite Las Vegas like in it's level of cheese. There's a fake pyramid, big elaborate fountains, statues... That kind of thing.
Today I did a little old trick that I haven't done for 5 odd years that involved looking in my guidebook for the nearest 5 Star Hotel, and strolling in, laying my towel down on a sunlounger, and abusing their facilities for the afternoon. They have a great pool, I have to say.
Temperature wise it's been about 28/29?c today which has been nice. And pretty uncloudy too thank goodness.
Am going to leave it another couple of days before jobhunting I reckon. Am enjoying winding down too much at the mo.