Tenerife - Puerto de la Cruz from End to End

We woke to balmy and sunny weather and decided to take a walk across Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife from end to end.  We started at Lago Martiánez where the fountain was spouting in full force.
Continuing on, we passed a white-washed church along the shore.
A luxuriously long haired stray cat seemed to rule the roost here.  We were showing her a little love when a small dog walked by.
The two sniffed each other and sized each other up.
Clearly this kitteh came out on top.
After our animal encounter, we stopped for a spot of ice cream.
We ate our treat while watching Neptune entertain tourists along the shore.  If you put coins in his jar, he'd wake up and blow on his conch shell.  Very imaginative...
We continued along a makeshift boardwalk toward the Ferris wheel.
Old cannons studded the wall.
As we continued on, we discovered that the brush was crawling with lizards!  So cool...
We discovered an area strewn with large concrete cubes serving as a break wall.  The remarkable thing was that hundreds of crabs had decided to make these cubes home (or at least a respite from the surf).
At last, we reached the far end of Puerto de la Cruz and the lux black sand beach.  Sun worshippers had decided to do a bit of sand-sculpting.  Check out this trio of Victorian ladies.
We drank in the view along the beach and then headed for home.

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