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Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Watering The Bananas in Buenavista



This video shows Montaña de Taco (photo). This 1055ft (322m) volcanic dome appears to stand guard over the farming region of Buenavista. Its ancient crater has been converted into a reservoir to supply the banana plantations that cover the coastal plain of northwestern Tenerife. Banana plantations, which thrive on the fertile volcanic soil and subtropical climate, account for a third of the Canaries’ agricultural produce.

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