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Tenerife: Day 1

 

Our hotel, Barcelo Varadero, in Playa de la Arena on the northwest coast of Tenerife
Barcelo Varadero hotel Our hotel from the inner court. Our apartment is on the top level at the right side of the photo.
our aptartment - sitting room Our apartment sitting room. The balcony with table and chairs is on the left and the dining and kitchen areas to the right.
our apartment - dining area The dining area. The kitchen area is on the right. Through the archway is the bathroom, bedroom and entrance.
our apartment - kitchen area Our kitchenette. We had a stove, fridge and sink.
our apartment - bedroom Our bedroom. Behind is a wall of cupboards. In one there was a safe where we could lock away our valuables.
pool from our balcony View from our balcony. We swam in this pool - one of three. The island on the horizon is La Gomera.
pool and poolbar The pool where we swam is on the right. There is an upper pool on the left, above the pool bar. There was also a third pool below.
From our front door - Tamaimo and Los Gigantes Looking from our apartment door to Los Gigantes and Tamaimo, the town above. The hotel tennis court is in the foreground. Bananas and tomatoes are the main crops grown on the terraces.
Teide from our front door

The white nets cover bananas and tomatoes. In the background is Teide, the highest mountain in Spain and still an active volcano - it smokes but not enough to see from below

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| Day1 | Day2 | Day3 | Day4 | Day5 | Day6 | Day7 | Day8 | Day9 | Day10 | Day11 |
| Day12 | Day13 | Day14 | Day15 | Day16 | Day17 | Day18 | Day19 | Day 20 | Day 21 |
| Hotel | Puerto Cruz | Loro Park | Masca | Guimar | La Caldera | Botanical Gardens | Teide |

 

©Copyright 2003 Vicki Sherwood
July 13, 2003