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My travel in Europe:
Tenerife, island of Spain


One week by walk, bus, boat and car at Tenerife, 2016


Day VI: Adeje, whale and dolphin safari:

The second day in Costa Adeje we want to do some exiting. Yesterday we found information about whale safaris. Yes, that will be exiting!

Google Map: The coast outside Costa Adeje.

Costa Adeje:

One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Up in the morning and visit our coffee shop for breakfast. Then a walk to the harbor where the boat is waiting for us 10 am.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

The sunbathing people hasn't wake up yet, but later there will be a lot of people here because this day will be hot.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


Whale and Dolphin safari at Costa Adeje:

One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

The boat that take us out on a whale safari is a Maxicat, a sailing catamaran, maybe it can take hundred people.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

In the back ground, the Puerto Colon Beach:


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Even if the boat has sails, it goes by the engine.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Included in the whale safari was a free lunch.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Now we have left the coast and can start looking for whales.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

No whales there.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

And no whales there.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Exhausted of all this looking for whales the crew asked us if we want something to drink, yes, we want water with ice, it's hot today.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

The skipper take us even more far away from the coast.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Look! What's there, a shark? No, our first whale contact.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

All looking, was it just one whale?


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

No, there were a lot of them.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

The whales we see are Pilot whales.

At Wikipedia you find more information about the Pilot whale:


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Another catamaran catch us up.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

The last two whales say good buy to us.


La Gomera:

One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

This is the La Gomera, one of the smaller Canary islands.

At Wikipedia you find more information about La Gomera:


La Caleta de Adeje

One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

La Caleta de Adeje or close to.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

The boat anchor here in the bay, bathing times!


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


La Cabezo:

One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

El Cabezo.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

This was an exiting day, if I had know that we should do a whale safari I had brought with me the telephoto lens.


Costa Adeje:

One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Harbor of Costa Adeje.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

From here we took a slow walk back to the hotel, enjoy the views and the sunshine. A very hot day and we were happy that we went out on sea this day.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


Puerto Colon Beach:

One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

We expected the beach to be crowded by people a hot day like this, but not.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

Back on the hotel and we take a nap.


One week at Tenerife, Adeje, whale and dolphin safari

We wake up hungry, take walk to the beach where we was earlier this day. We have seen a lot of restaurants that we liked. During the dinner we got this Sunset, the great orange light.

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Day VII: Bus tour to coast villages El Medano and Los Abrigos

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