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La Palma Island
All about La Palma, the jewel of the Canary Islands
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  • It's erupting 3 days ago For the last 10 days or so La Palma has had hundreds of tiny earthquakes, and a handful big enough for humans to notice. They’ve all been down towards the southern end of the island, which is geologically newer and more active: some in the southern end of Mazo, most in Fuencaliente, Los Llanos...
  • Dragon Trees at Zumacal 1 week ago I love dragon trees. There’s a lovely grove of them in Breña Baja at Zumacal, between San Antonio and El Socorro. I used this grove of dragon trees for one of the stories in The Seer’s Stone. The google map reference is 28.652582994252317, -17.768083810780393 You’ll need to turn off to the...
  • The Coloured Waterfall (Cascada de colores) 2 weeks ago A few years ago I hiked up into the Caldera de Taburiente to finally see the famous Coloured Waterfall. By my standards it was a long hike since it’s 5.5 km each way, although it’s pretty level. (That is, A Dutchman wouldn’t consider it flat, but you only climb about 200 m in 4.5 km. If you...
  • Canary Pine Trees 3 weeks ago Recently I visited Cumbrecita, and I fell in love with Canary pine trees all over again. So many of them look as though they’ve been carefully trained into artistic shapes, like gigantic bonsai trees. So here are a few of my favourites.
  • Yams 3 weeks ago Yams (ñame in Spanish) are a relative of sweet potatoes. They need a lot of water to grow, so they’re only cultivated in Los Sauces and inside the Caldera. You can recognise a yam patch easily, because they have huge leaves shaped like elephants ears. The root has to be boiled for hours, so you...

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