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Lanzarote: The Desert Island Experience

Palm treesLanzarote can easily be described as a desert island. With palm trees sparsely dotted along its shores and a vast expanse of barren volcanic terrain stretching inland, there is no mode of transportation more fitting to this setting than to hitch a ride on a camel (or to be exact, a dromedary, which is very similar but has only one hump).

Lanzarote Volcanoes
From high up on the camel’s back Lanzarote’s volcanoes look spectacular

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lanzarote’s Layers Of Lava

Volcano in Timanfaya National Park
                                    Volcano in Timanfaya National Park
An extinct vent
                                                      An extinct vent

Lanzarote comprises just one of the islands widely referred to as The Canaries, a volcanic archipelago located about one hundred kilometers off the north-west coast of the greater African continent.

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