On the road

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Road TF-21 on Tenerife, Teide National Park.

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El Teide

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Mountain Teide seen from the distance. Teide is a volcano on Tenerife in the Canary Islands and the same time the is the highest point in Spain and the highest point above sea level in the islands of the Atlantic, 3718 m above the sea level. It’s one of the UNESCO list as a World Heritage Site. A cable car goes from the roadside at 2,356 m most of the way to the summit, reaching 3,555 m. A cable car goes from the roadside at 2,356 m most of the way to the summit, reaching 3,555 m. Access to the summit itself is restricted (a free permit is required). Only 200 people per day are allowed to climb last 200 m and reach the top of the mountain.

 

Myrdal train station

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Myrdal is one of the local train stations in county Hordaland. It’s famous because of two reasons. First of all it’s one of the station on the train line connecting Bergen and Oslo. This route is known as one of the most beautiful train routes in the world.

Secondly the station is the upper terminal of the famous  Flåmsbane – Flåm Line local railway. The station is 867 metres (2,844 ft) above mean sea level, so the whole travel down to Flåm and back is an incredibly beautiful, especially during the summer.