|A Room With A View|
|My 16 year old daughter carried all her luggage on the plane. Not a care in the world!|
|My 19 year old son looks like he could live here!|
While waiting for our luggage to be found, we decided to connect with members of our faith. Meeting with members of the local LDS church was like seeing family and made the trip even more special than it already was.
|The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Teneriffe, Canary Islands|
|The Sister Missionaries were as happy to see us as we were to see them!|
Our luggage finally arrived and after some respite, we were ready to see the island. The black sand beaches are a result of the volcanic eruptions from El Tiede. It was strange to see beaches this dark, but they were so beautiful!
|I was fascinated by the rock piling on this particular beach.|
Even though this was to be our vacation, we couldn't resist visiting cemeteries around the island and photographing them for BillionGraves. The visitors of the cemeteries greeted us with an embrace and love. Although we could not communicate in their language, we could feel their warmth and welcome.
From our Condo, the drive around the island took about 3 hours. It was amazing that at one moment we would be on the beach and within an hour we would be in the mountains. The view was always amazing!
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