The legend says that the enormous island of Atlantis - a huge underwater continent between Africa and America - was ruled by Poseidon and was inhabited by Atlants, a rich and wise people famed for being fair, generous and peaceful. However, over the years the people changed. They became greedy and warlike and so Zeus, King of the Gods, decided to punish the Atlants and in one night caused volcanic eruptions and huge tidal waves that destroyed Atlantis. The myth of Atlantis claims that it is still possible to discover the ruins of its amazing cities under the sea...
December in Tenerife
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