another view of Los Gigantes
and the view here is not bad either
people enjoy their vacation at Playa la Pinta
and this is Playa la Pinta
a nice view of Playa de Torviscas
waiting for the catch of the day
a nice view of Garachio from the Mirador del Emigrante
at Garachio you can go down all the way to the ocean
a line-up of famous Guanche warriors along the coast at Candelaria
the course at Golf del Sur features stunning views
Tenerife is the largest and, with almost a million inhabitants, also the most populated island of the Canaries. More than half
of the locals live in or around the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
The Guanches wereTenerife's original inhabitants. Their
ancestors arrived from North Africa about 3000 years ago and settled at places like the Cave of the Guanches.
After a series
of bloody battles Castilian invaders finally defeated the locals in 1496 and took hold of the island.
Tenerife is visited by millions of tourists that are attracted by the nice weather and flock to the many beaches.
To see more
of the island just follow Route TF-1 that brings you to interesting places like Candelaria with the famous Basilica and
The capital Santa Cruz is a busy place with many historical buildings.
The rugged North coast features several
very scenic spots and lookouts, especially around Garachico, once the island's richest towns before it was destroyed
in 1706 by rivers of lava.
We visited Tenerife in February 2013.
the view from our hotelroom at the Costa Adeje at Tenerife's west coast
and this is the rear view, with peaky mountains
away from the beaches the rocky coast provides these houses with a fantastic view
the rocky coast north of Puerto de Santiago is called Los Gigantes
the Eglisia de Santa Anna was destroyed by the eruption of 1706 byt restored after the original plan
the Basilica of Candelaria. Inside is a famous sculpture of the Virgin Mary