Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Jardin de Cactus, Guatiza, Lanzarote

April 23, 2016, 22 pictures

Images are approximately 683 x 1024 in size, numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files.

All pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2016.



29662. Street view of the house we lived in (the green door)



Jardin de Cactus, Guatiza


29663 - 29667. Panoramic view of the cactus garden, another César Manrique creation, amphitheatre-like with walls of volcanic stones



29668. Brain resembling cactus



29669. A large ball of small ball-like cacti



29670. A blossoming reddish mother-in-law cushion



29672. Toilet sign for gents ...



29673. ... and ladies



29674. Golden barrel cactus, Echinocactus grusonii, from Mexico, was obviously the cactus the establishment was most proud of.



29676. Trail roundabout of golden barrels



29677. A yellow bloom on an opuntia-type cactus. While taking this picture the author caught a lot of small cacti needles in his shirt, trousers, undershirt and on the skin. It took several days to get rid of them completely.



29678. Krantz aloe, Aloe arborescens, from southeastern Africa, is also very popular in the gardens of Lanzarote homes and public places.



29679. The biggest display of golden barrels ...



29681. ... with a close view



29686. Second largest cactus tree in the garden



29689. A grove of Madagascar baobab, Alluandia procera



29690. Madagascar baobab, closer ...



29687. ... and even closer view



29691. View of the amphitheatre from the entrance



29692. Manrique's cactus art on paper, probably depicting an opuntia



Abandoned Sand Quarry, Along the Road Mala - Charco del Palo


29700. Remaining outpost, part of an old terrace, provided the only shadow, close enough to the road but still out of sight.



Montaña Corona Crater


29702. A beetle on the trail to the crater from the north, from the village Ye



29705 - 29707. Panoramic view of the crater from the north-northwestern side of its rim



  Cueva del Este, Puerta Falsa, Lanzarote, April 22     Cueva de Tahiche, Lanzarote, April 24  

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