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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

Ferry service to link Tenerife and Madeira

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

A ferry service linking Tenerife with Madeira starts up again on June 16, providing a weekly service between the two islands for the duration of the summer.

A new addition to the Naviera Armas fleet, the Volcan de Tamadaba, will operate the service.

The new vessel, due to come into service in May, will be one of the biggest, fastest and most modern in the company’s fleet, with a top speed of 24 knots and a payload of up … Read the rest

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