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'Jardín de Cactus I' - Lanzarote, Spain

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César Manrique found the site of the old disused quarry and mill in Guatiza in the seventies and although work began in 1976, the Jardín de Cactus wasn’t inaugurated until much later in 1990, this would be César’s last project in Lanzarote before his untimely death in 1992.

Its incredible to discover that there are more than 7,200 cactus plants in the Jardín de Cactus with more than 1,100 different species from far away countries such as Peru, Mexico, Chile, United States, Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar and Morocco as well as the Canary Islands.

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Comments (294)

Rudolf LV on June 24, 2014

Wonderful capture! Like. Greetings, Rudolf.

Ivuška23 on June 30, 2014

Beautiful old windmill...

Greetings, Ivuška.

btsz on July 13, 2014

Beautiful! Very impressive picture! L+F. Tamás.

nyuszimama on July 21, 2014

LIKE! i like the composition and the windmill of course. greetings, nyuszimama

Jan Sognnes on July 30, 2014

Dear Panoramio friends thank you very much for your visit, nice comments, likes and favorites

Greetings from Denmark, Jan

Agathe Beitz (Cornle… on August 9, 2014

Wonderful mill, YSL, greetings Agathe

Dirk V on September 3, 2014

Very nice picture!

︎☼ FAV + LIKE ☼

Best wishes, Dirk

Rosalyn Hilborne on September 17, 2014

Beautiful, much better than the modern ones! LIKE.

Greetings, Rosa.

Bernard Chinappi on November 12, 2014

I think it is a nice picture. I LIKE this photo.

I am very happy for your visit and your comments. Thank you very much for them.



Von Epik on December 9, 2014

Excellent perspective!

Thorsten Aurin on December 11, 2014

Sehr schöne und gelungene Aufnahme, L+F, Thorsten

Daniela Brocca on January 19, 2015

Very nice picture of the millJan, and I like the story very much. A pity I never have been here, only in Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Greetings,Daniela

ICE CUSTODIAN on March 4, 2015

Very impressive, wonderful shot.


Greetings from Japan. Ice.

J/Conny on February 8, 2016

Awesome windmill,interesting place,I Like


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 2, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jan Sognnes
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
    • Taken on 2013/01/12 13:11:02
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 4.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash