This weekend the holiday island Tenerife (18th November 2018) was hit by a storm resulting in extremely rough seas. This extraordinary video clip shows an apartment block in north Tenerife being hit by very large waves causing balconies to be ripped off the building. Luckily no one was injured but shows the enormous power of the sea.
This promotional video for the Canary Islands shows off what most believe to be the best climate in the world, with spring like weather in the winter to long sunny days in the summer cooled by the northern trade winds. The Canary Islands are often referred to as the Blessed Isles due to the all year round pleasant climate these islands are fortunate to enjoy.
Another stunning time-lapse video of mount Teide on Tenerife, this one was taken around the Observatory of the Astrophysical Institute of the Canary Islands situated on Tenerife. There are some extraordinary shots of the 'sea clouds' at night taken from above illuminated by the street lights from the town below.
This video shows pictures of the visit to Tenerife by 3 members of the pop group The Beatles in 1963 just as they were starting to become famous. It shows them relaxing in the resort of Puerto de la Cruz in the north of Tenerife were they stayed in a friends house.
This is an old cine film video taken in Los Cristainos Tenerife in the 1960s. It shows the residents of the hamlet that Los Cristainos was back then, going about their business and relaxing. The difference to what the area now looks like is striking, before mass tourism transformed the place. We don't know who took the film.
The worst aviation disaster in history happened at Tenerife's north airport of Los Rodeos in 1977 when two Boeing 747 jumbo jets colided on the runway with the loss of 583 lives. The accident prompted the construction of Tenerife south airport in the municipality of Abona close to Los Abrigos.
This this stunning time-lapse video sequence by Daniel López of Mount Teide and the Las Cañadas Caldera on Tenerife above the clouds, shows how beautiful it really is on Tenerife. It is put perfectly to music and shows the sea like movement of the clouds you don't get to see in normal time. It really is just amazing and awe inspiring. It makes you feel quite emotional watching it.