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Tenerife 2015

Ankle surgery at the end of 2014 meant that my holiday leave at work had started to pile up and I would have to use it by the end of March. 1,759 more words

Mountaineering

Above the clouds

Mount Teide is Spain’s highest summit, it also happens to be an “active” volcano. On our recent trip to Tenerife we drove to the base of it in a dune buggy – a 2000 metres ascent, on winding mountainous roads through Spain’s only rainforest. 34 more words

Travel

Sunrise on the Volcano

It’s freezing. The sun is slowly clearing the crater wall, turning the volcano an intense deep orange. The slopes look like they’re on fire, which they once were… a long time ago. 52 more words

Travel

Mt. Teide from bird's eye view

Pico del Teide, or Mt. Teide is Spain’s highest Mountain. It is 3.718 mtrs high (= 12.198 feet). It was always my dream to climb with a plane to this altitude to see it from above. 125 more words

My Flights

A more traditional approach to tourism....

Ever since the funeral people had been telling us to consider getting away for a break to relax and come to terms better with what had happened.   1,016 more words

Spain

Photo Challenge: Adventure!

Photo Challenge: Adventure!

“This week, share a photo that says “adventure.” It could be an image of someone setting off on an epic journey, a photo you took on an adventure of your own, or something more metaphoric that represents a personal or psychological adventure.

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