A grand day out

The entrance to the old lime kiln, San Andres, La Palma island
The entranceot the old lime kiln
A wave popped up to say hello

Here’s a strange thing: I’ve got visitors from the UK, so I’m going out and having fun. We went to the rum factory at Puerto Espindola This is a place I sometimes visit with a cruise ship excursion. It felt very different in a group of just 4, with no fixed timetable to follow. Then we went down to San Andres where we visited the limn kiln and I finally got to take photos.

Inside the lime kiln, looking straight up
Eroded bricks inside the lime kiln

After that we went down to the shingle beach. We found crabs scuttling over the rocks.

I got a couple of photos I was pleased with.

Crabs, chilling in the surf



A close up of a crab

I got really into it. Then a big wave popped up to say hello, as as you can see, I got soaked (luckily the camera didn’t).
And today it’s back to work the the third edition of A Breathtaking Window on the Universe.

Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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