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Primordial bond

Centuries old Laurel trees at Madeira island.


These type of trees were sacred to the Bimbaches, the older inhabitants of El Hierro in the Canary Islands, and was one of their symbols. The legend states that the "Garoé" was a large laurel tree that assured the life of the Bimbaches, providing them with water in sufficient amounts for their survival.


@ Fanal, Madeira island

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Taken on September 3, 2016