The emigrant leaving his home

Garachico statue

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  1. From northwest Lanzarote to northwest Tenerife: a moving statue commemorating the many emigrants from their island in search of new lives. Garachico used to be a major port until the town was destroyed by a volcano eruption in 1706: the slopes behind are the remains of that lava flow. Notice this man has a hole where his heart should be – he is a picture of desperation at having to leave his home.

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