Lanzarote, Canary Islands. This is the entrance to Jameos Del Agua, a system of caves developed by world renowned architect and artist, Cesar Manrique. Spero Morfesis leads the way down, with Joy and Allan Brown right behind.
At the bottom of the entrance stairs, the first cave has a bar and restaurant.
The natural lagoon is in a lava tube and contains very rare blind crabs.
A view of the lagoon from the other end looking back towards the restaurant and bar.
A second look.
A man made pool with volcanic rock natural walls. (Joe Bond)
Erna Beckles relaxes on a tree near the man made pool.
The man made pool looking down from a winding staircase.
A Volcanic Museum is housed on the top level of the site.
Inside the second cave is a complete auditorium with excellent acoustics. Famous entertainers, from around the world, have performed in this theater.
Mirador del Rio constructed by Cesar Manrique inside a lava mountain.
The entrance way into the main area with Cesar Manrique pottery displayed along the walls.
The main floor with a full service restaurant and bar. A Cesar Manrique creation hangs from the ceiling.
Outside on the main floor is an awesome view of the island, community and ocean thousands of feet below.
On the second floor there is a gift shop.
Center of downtown Haria, a small village nestled in a valley between two large mountain ranges.
Typical style home in Haria.
Gardens and produce grown in the black sand separated by low walls to protect the vegetation from winds. Very little rain falls on Lanzarote.
An aloe vera farm, Aloe Plus Lanzarote.
Inside the small museum and aloe store.
A beach on Lanzarote. (Gerianne Abriano)
Arriving in the morning, Santa Cruz, on the island of Tenerife, the largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago.
A view of the harbor from a tree lined street and pedestrian walkway in Tenerife. The Celebrity Equinox is the ship furthest to the left.
Fallen Angel Monument taken from the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus.
The very modern and spacious Tenerife Convention Center.
Cesar Manrique maritime park auditorium.
A huge Sunday flea market was being held in downtown Tenerife. This is an example of on store.
Children's gift shop at the flea market.
Basket shop at the flea market.
Tenerife, Canary Islands taken on an excursion into the center of the island. (Nancy McCarroll)
Downtown Tenerife and yacht club in the foreground.
View from the Equinox leaving Tenerife. Our last port of call until Fort Lauderdale, 8 days away.