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March 11, 2006

Garachico: the emigrant

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statue of an emigrant, Garachico, Tenerife
This sculpture shows an emigrant leaving (or returning to?) Garachico, a pleasant village on Tenerife.
Garachico lost its economic importance when the harbour was mostly made unusable by a volcanic eruption.

One Response to “Garachico: the emigrant”

  1. Whitney Nichole Says:

    This is so inspiring. I love it.! Thanks.-Whit.=))

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