The soul of Garachico is the main Plaza Libertad, with its towering palm trees, heritage buildings, cafe tables and lively atmosphere. Here old men in flat caps play cards or dominoes, surrounded by sauntering couples, children kicking balls and families shaded by Indian laurel trees, while a statue of a noble-looking Simón Bolívar looks on.
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Pico del Teide
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