Chaos to Cosmos
The path from chaos to cosmos was discovered by telling one's life story

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Swan Fountain

Fuente de la Cisne (Swan Fountain) in the Plaza de la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora
de la Peña de Francia
in Puerto de la Cruz, which dates to 1900.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Mount Teide

The iconic vista of Mount Teide with the Roque Cinchado




This was as close as we got to the cable car as the queues were too long

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Hotel Monopol

The Hotel Monopol in Puerto de la Cruz is justly famous for it's wonderfully exotic patio, with its original wooden balconies and typical central courtyard, filled with palm trees and plants.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Taganana & Santa Cruz

Plaza de España (Santa Cruz de Tenerife)

Playa de Las Teresitas

Playa del Roque de las Bodegas, Taganana

Playa del Roque de las Bodegas, Taganana

Monday, 19 September 2016

Jardín Botánico

The Jardín Botánico in Puerto de la Cruz (Puerto de la Cruz Botanical Garden),
or to give it it's proper name, 
Jardín de Aclimatación de La Orotava.

The 200 year old Ficus macrophylla at the Jardín Botánico


Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) that is a symbol of the Canary Islands.


A quiet avenue leading to a statue of the garden's founder, Alonso de Nava-y-Grimón (1757-1832)

Chocolate mousse log thing at the nearby Cafe El Aderno