Canary Islands

Arrecife on Lanzarote is a frequent destination of Canary Islands cruises the volcanic island of Lanzarote belongs for us to the beautiful ports of a Canary Islands cruise. An island of lava born with a special charm. The day begins in the island capital Arrecife, where there is a port for cruise ships. On the 1 September 1730 fate struck the fire mountains. The geological craters a dozen going on storm, which lasted six years and wiping out source areas and fertile acreage to the largest volcano, the party came on this day. The island got their today’s face, where the lava was the main motif.

The Spanish King forbade the inhabitants to leave the island. The people of Lanzarote have had to deal with the situation. Ideas and ingenuity were required. The inhabitants of developed including the unique forms of agriculture in the years and decades after the accident. They encounter the dryness by covering the Earth with lava ash, the effect of hygroscopic which stores the Tau, the wind by ramparts made of lava rock. These a kind of geometric lines against the backdrop of the bizarre landscape result graphic effect, which seems to have an almost magical effect on the shutter of cameras. Each tender green, the Red of a hibiscus flower, are here for the event. The Dromedary serves as a plow horse – in turn highly decorative for the eye of the tourist -.

The vineyards in two-metre-deep funnels down wind-ruffled as a kind of Creeper; they have turned into a huge vineyard the ash slopes of la Geria. The Malvasia, here grows – introduced from Crete for two hundred years ago – has brought even, particularly appreciated by the English, it to a certain celebrity. That was a long time ago. Today a good potable Island wine has become of the once acclaimed, who has never quite recovered from a vine disease, after all.

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