The Cactus Farm holds up to 2400 different species of cactuses…. Who would expect there are so many at all :)
The place is on a Spanish island called Lanzarote and is a part of Canary Islands. Island is covered in 99% in lava rocks. The fields in the middle scenario are all full of cactuses being grown for local wine production. In further back, on the right hand side you may see a sharp – black edge of volcano. This is because the rocks are being cut, then grind down and use as a surface for the fields. Because of the local, very strong winds, all plantations are surrounded by volcanic rock walls. In the most distant view you may a beginning of the Timanfaya National Park in witch centre is still a active volcano located.
The picture was taken during a Christmas Holiday last December and the temperature that day was about 24 Celsius Degrees / 75 Fahrenheit – so couldn’t call that being cold :)
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