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Life above the clouds in Franceses, La Palma  

Life above the clouds in Franceses, La Palma

La Palma - Life above the clouds

January 12th 2012
La Palma exploded into being with the enthusiasm typical of volcanic islands, creating a teardrop shape and an impressive height for a diminutive base. Unlike some of the other Canary Islands it hasn’t experienced a similar explosion of package tourism. The Canary Islands didn’t feature very highly on my travel list but they should have done. Having spent the past six months on the islands, I ... read more
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Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
21st January 2012

This is a spectacular photo!

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