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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

Sunrise on the top of Mount Teide Excursion

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

Hotels, beaches, nature, crowds of tourists, food and clubs. These are the well-known attractions of the Island of Tenerife.

Sonnenaufgang

But it does not seem so exotic any more. Volcanoes of Tenerife make this place look so special!
Have you ever heard about Mount Teide?
This place has hardly been touched by the modern civilization. There are 600 volcanoes on the island of Tenerife and Mount Teide is the highest and most impressive one.
It is like … Read the rest

The most charming places for you on Tenerife

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Tenerife offers a variable landscape spectrum. Enclosing the bizarre rock formations, which are from a volcanic origin and the craters in the area of Las Cañadas. The area of Las Cañadas with 2000 m of altitude overlooks the drough ocher coloured landscape of the south of the islands, where the most frequented beaches are situated.

Teno at the sea

The Teno-range in the west of Tenerife and the Anaga-mountains are a famous destination for active holiday makers and those who like hikingRead the rest

Mount Teide

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Mount Teide in the morning

Mount Teide and its surrounding national park ist the crowning glory of Tenerife.

Since 1954 the national park “Parque Nacional de las Cañadas del Teide” covers a surface of approx. 136 km². It was the third national park which was founded in Spain.

With thousands of visitors per year the national park of mount Teide is the most-most visited national park of Spain.

Pico del Teide” is with 12,195ft (3.718 metres) the highest mountain of Spain. … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: Mount Teide, Photo-Blog, Teide National Park

Bizarre volcanic landscape and a lot more to discover

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

The massive volcanic eruptions left their mark on the landscape of the mountains and shorelines of the isle of Tenerife.

The colour palette of the isle is dominated by the black lava sand, some ocher coloured sand beaches and a deep green of the varied vegetation.

Teide with Clouds

The colour green of the vegetation is dominating on the three smaller Canary Islands of La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.
Instead on Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote the landscape is formed … Read the rest

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