Spinning Over The Island

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National Park of Las Cañadas del Teide is perhaps one of the most impressive and spectacular national park that the Spanish territory have

National Park of Las Cañadas del Teide is perhaps one of the most impressive and spectacular national park that the Spanish territory have, and it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2007. The volcano Teide crowning the highest point of the Spanish geography at 3718m, the views are breathtaking … the perfect place to test the new spinner!. The park, which is of volcanic origin, have three key places to visit. Obviously, the first, it is the Teide. With a cable car can be raised almost to the top of the mountain, requiring special permission to climb to the highest top. In very very clear day, you can see the seven Canary Islands in all their splendor, and sunrises are spectacular. Another place to visit are the Roques de Garcia, famous at the time of the “pesetas”, the “before Euro” national money, because they were the image of the 1000 “pesetas” bill.

These rocs, also of volcanic origin, were created due to erosion, since the various materials they contain have different resistance to the erosion. But undoubtedly the Ucanca Valley is attracting more attention, because from it can be seen both the Roques and the Teide. The formation of this valley is curious, because for thousands of years, the original volcano that formed the island of Tenerife is estimated that he had a height of over 5000 meters. But after an eruption, the caldera magma remained empty and collapsed on its own weight, creating the Ucanca Valley. The subsequent landslide would also lead to Orotova Valley, one of the first class tourist area of Tenerife. In short, a place to visit and enjoy the most … and if with a lomo camera, the better!

written by sinvertigo on 2010-06-13 in #world #locations #teide #vulcan #volcanic #spinner #national-park

8 Comments

  1. lawypop
    lawypop ·

    1st spinner's location! :)))

  2. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    I recognise some of these, fantastic location!

  3. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    so cool!!

  4. ahleng90
    ahleng90 ·

    nice gallery :D

  5. boredbone
    boredbone ·

    location looks so cool with the Spinner360. i hope there is a super viewer here as well:))

  6. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    wow spinner wow location

  7. sinvertigo
    sinvertigo ·

    Hey!.. thanks you all guys... ;) yes, the spinner is fantastic for landscapes like those. And the spinpics are awesome!

  8. neja
    neja ·

    I just recently did a post in locations about it as well!
    www.lomography.com/magazine/locations/2010/04/30/el-teide-v…

    Spanish Ministry of tourism should pay us!:)

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