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The solution:

In Lanzarote the grapes grow on the ground not with sticks. They put them in a kind of hole, so if the rain falls (not often) it reaches the roots of the plant. They build a little wall around the hole so it will be protected against the wind which blows about 70-80% of the time on Lanzarote.

This kind of fields can be found in a big part of the island.
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Jun 28 2013 15:05 GMT saffi9
ive learnt something :)
Jun 28 2013 15:07 GMT Annamaria

Its a great idea, isn't it, Dave? ;-))
Jun 28 2013 15:49 GMT hans55 PRO
interresting guessit !!
Jun 28 2013 16:01 GMT peterpinhole
interesting....I was going to guess a man made fish spawning area but the plants through me off...
Jun 28 2013 16:43 GMT Papagena
What a fantastic inspiration they had indeed !! ;+))
Jun 28 2013 17:04 GMT Petermosull
Very original and interesting entry
Jun 28 2013 17:59 GMT 2011Rob PRO
Thanks for the interesting facts my dear :-))
Jun 28 2013 21:54 GMT fhelsing PRO
What a wonderful pattern, and practical too!
Jun 29 2013 19:41 GMT Bellavista
perfect designed fields!