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Travelogue Tenerife

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Two years ago I’ve been on the most popular island of the Canary Islands, Tenerife. I lived in a fancy finca in the countryside for one week and I rented a car, of course, to see all the highlights of this volcanic island.

Teide

First of all I visited the Mt. Teide, the highest mountain in Spain. You can ride a cable-car to the summit. And I had an unrivalled view on the lunar-like landscapeRead the rest

May, the bloom of Tajinaste flower

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

The spring month May is the month of love, warm temperatures and the of efflorescent biota.
Tenerife is a sunny spanish island. 20 % of the vegetation can be found in the national park Teide.

Tajinaste bloom

In the late spring or early summer, in the months of May and June is the time of flowers in Tenerife.
In the rest of the year Tenerife, and the national park Teide resemble a moonscape. But in may it’s the time of the … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Flowers & Plants, Nature, Photo-Blog, Teide National Park

Subtropic garden Tigaiga

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

The Hotel Tigaiga in Puerto de La Cruz owns a unique, subtropic garden. The hotel is placed above the centre of Puerto de La Cruz near the Taoro park.

Hotel Tigaiga and the garden exist since 1959. The surface area of the subtropic garden amounts more than 4.000 m². In this little paradise you can find blooming flowers in nearly all the colours, plenty of palm trees, aquatic plants and much more. The different plants … Read the rest

Loro Parque

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The Loro Parque is a huge zoo in Puerto de La Cruz, situated on the North of the isle of Tenerife. This attraction has been founded by Wolfgang Kiessling and his father.

Orca Tenerife
one of the orcas in Loro Parque

This Park is like a botanic garden and a zoo. Herre you can find many attractions beside a huge variety of animals. Early Loro Parque has been a zoo for lots of species of birds an parrotsRead the rest

Vilaflor – the highest situated village on Tenerife

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Vilaflor is the highest situated village on Tenerife with 1400 meter above the sea-level.

Around 3000 people live in this lovely village that is situated in a wonderful landscape with a lot of wonderful flowers.

The climate up in the mountains is very clean and fresh. That’s why the village is very suitable for a sanatorium.

Ausblick

Vilaflor is the starting point for several very interesting walking tours to the Paisaje Lunar or the Cañadas del Teide.

Above the … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Flowers & Plants, Landscapes, Photo-Blog, Vilaflor
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