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Barlovento - Puert de la Cruz, Tenerife
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 28° 25.150 W 016° 32.606
28R E 348826 N 3144606
Quick Description: This artifical tree that rotates in the wind is situated at the entrance to Lago Martianez, a large complex of outdoor swimming pools.
Location: Islas Canarias, Spain
Date Posted: 3/18/2016 6:29:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMQQAX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
Views: 6

Long Description:
Tenerife is volcanic island of the coast of Africa. It's northern coast line has few beaches and this large complex of outdoor swimming pools provides an alternative.

It was built in the 1970s together with a number of sculptures. Most are inside the complex and can only be seen if you pay the entrance fee to get into the pools. link

This sculpture however is at the entrance and can be seen from the promenade that runs next to the pools.

The sculpture consists of a number of cones standing on a large tree trunk. The cones have replaced the top of the tree and catch the wind causing them to rotate. The cones are different sizes and as they rotate some of them touch each other producing a tinkling sound.
Title of Piece: Barlovento

Artist: Cesar Manique

Material/Media: Metal cones on top of a wooden tree trunk

Date of Creation or Placement: unknown

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Entrance to Lago Martianez

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Web link(s) to YouTube or other video: Not listed

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