High mountains, black sand dunes, desolate rocky landscapes, lava fields and coastline ideal for long exposures. Beata Moore takes us on an extraordinary photographic journey to Tenerife
Tired of the grey skies and rain in England I headed to the island of sunshine and sangria. The moment I touched down at Tenerife Airport I could not wipe the grin off my face. Looking at the blue waters of the Atlantic and breathing the fresh sea air always renews my spirits. Tenerife is constantly caressed by the gentle trade winds from the tropics and thereby offers year-round average temperatures of 22 degrees, and the promise of photographic treats. The island is a tourist paradise, but I always stay away from the round the clock entertainment of the busy Playa Las Americas resort and explore the wilder side of Tenerife. During this trip I concentrated on Mount Teide National Park, but I couldn’t resist a short trip to the Masca region and the Anaga Highlands.
Inland, Tenerife has everything; truly high mountains, golden, green and black sand dunes, exotic flowers including the famous …
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