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Gran Canaria Amadores #5

Glass bottomed boat at Amadores, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

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As far as resort developments go, Amadores on the south coast of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands is one of the nicer examples.

At least my wife Liz and I thought so after spending a few hours here on a couple of occasions during our week long stay on the island.

One of the best things at Amadores is the cliff top promenade that takes you a mile along the coast to the slightly less salubrious resort of Puerto Rico.

This undulating pathway gives you stunning views out over the volcanic sea cliffs down to the deep blue waters of the Atlantic ocean far below, with all kinds of boats and yachts sailing by beneath us.

One of the regular tourist craft was this glass bottomed boat, plying its way along the coast and providing me with the photo opportunity.

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Filename - gran canaria amadores 05.jpg

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 105mm

Exposure - 1/100 sec @ f8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.

Location - Amadores, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Handheld exposure with image stabilisation.