'The Illusion' - Cueva de los Verdes, Lanzarote, Spain

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Cueva de los Verdes (Spanish for "Greens' cave", because in the past its owners were the "Verdes" family) is a lava tube and tourist attraction on the island of Lanzarote. The cave lies within the Monumento Natural del Malpaís de La Corona. The cave was created around 3,000 years ago by lava flows erupted from the nearby volcano Monte Corona, flowing across the Malpaís de la Corona toward the sea. The lava streams cooled on top, developing a solid crust, before the lava drained away leaving the top part as the roof of a cave. In about 20 spots, the roof of the cave collapsed, forming a cavern known locally as a jameo. The caves extend for 6 kilometres above sea level and for another 1.5 kilometres below the sea.

Source and more informations: Cueva de los Verdes - Wikipedia

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Garzer on January 24, 2013

Beautiful photo!L 1 + Fa 1! Greetings, Klaus

johanhoflund.se on January 24, 2013

Amazing! LIKE! /Johan

Ilie Olar on January 24, 2013

Beautiful photo and reflection! 2-3 YSL! Greetings from Romania, Ilie

Mircea_RAICU on January 24, 2013

A very successful indoor image !
LIKE , Mircea R.

toxotis57 on January 24, 2013

Very beautiful picture. Like 5.

Greetings, toxotis.

Петар Бојић on January 24, 2013

Excellent shot!


Greetings, Petar

Arévalo, - PANO Yes. on January 24, 2013

Excelente captura.

  • YS & Like.

Greetings from Cordoba - Spain.

IsabellaJ on January 24, 2013

Amazing capture really LIKE 7 :))

Nenad Obradovic on January 24, 2013

Very nice photo L+F

Søren Terp on January 24, 2013

Wow, fantastic - like and YS!

dževad hadžihasanovi… on January 24, 2013

Very impressive photos. Like. Greetings, Dževad.

Vanni Lazzari on January 24, 2013

Stupenda, like. Saluti Vanni

poludziber on January 24, 2013

bellissima, like.......ciao, Flavio

Excellent composition and scenery!!


Best wishes, Nikos1954 from Greece-Piraeus.

Gabriel MaXoTe on January 24, 2013

gran foto ., precioso lugar LIKE , saludos amigo

Christos Theodorou on January 24, 2013

Just amazing !!! Kind regards, Christos

Mario Vargas G. on January 24, 2013

lovely play with lightsd and shadows, nice shot

ESTITXU Bilbao on January 24, 2013

Special and particular picture, very well done, like friendly greetings from Bilbao ESTITXU.

Voar Alto on January 24, 2013

Excellent cupture.LK: Greetings,Eduardo.

Janusz Kulik on January 24, 2013

Wspaniałe miejsce i kadr!!!!LIKE.Pozdrawiam serdecznie i dziękuję za wizytę,Janusz

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  • Uploaded on January 24, 2013
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    by Jan Sognnes SAVE PAN…
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2013/01/12 15:12:45
    • Exposure: 1.000s
    • Focal Length: 4.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.700
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
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