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La Bohemia

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – La Bohemia, Costa Teguise

We’ve heard lots of people mention the Argentinian restaurant La Bohemia in Costa Teguise, we tried it for ourselves recently. As we understood this to be a busy restaurant we made a reservation in advance for a table of six. We’d have been disappointed if we hadn’t, it was a weekday night and almost every…

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Beekeeper

Miguel – The Lanzarote Beekeeper

We were introduced to Miguel Galván, the beekeeper, during the third bodega hopping tour with Lanzarote Eco Insider. Miguel invited the group to tea and coffee on the terrace of his finca situated on the outskirts of La Villa de Teguise. He escorted small numbers of us to see his collection of six beehives at…

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Hoglet asleep in hands

Hoglet

I was out in our garden one morning in July watching the sunrise when my attention was drawn to something squeaking. On closer inspection I found it was a tiny hedgehog who had clearly lost it’s mum as they shouldn’t be out in the open during daylight. After observing the hedgehog for a while it…

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Panza de burro Lanzarote

Why The Cloud In Lanzarote Is Called “Donkey’s Belly”

I heard a cloud expression once that I didn’t understand. Tt was “Los alisios siguen trayendo panza de burro” which translates to the trade winds are bringing donkey’s belly! This is a Canarian expression which refers to the weather phenomenon that occurs in the north of almost all the Canary Islands during the summer months.…

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Ikarus Gastro Art

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Ikarus, Teguise

We’d enjoyed some excellent meals at Ikarus in the old capital of Lanzarote over the years, this establishment had become our restaurant to celebrate special occasions in Lanzarote. When we heard it was under new ownership and my birthday was approaching, we made the decision we should go and find out if it was still…

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Camel Rides

Camel Rides In Timanfaya

There are a few different ways to experience the beautiful national park of Timanfaya in Lanzarote, the one that we’ll remember for a long time is by camel. The Echadero de los Camellos in Parque Nacional de Timanfaya is easy to find by car, it’s on the main road from Yaiza LZ-67 as you approach…

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Winter in Lanzarote

Cycling In Lanzarote – Arrieta To Orzola

There’s a beautiful coast road in the North of Lanzarote, our suggested route is approximately 30 km taking in seaside villages, two visitor attractions and stunning beaches. Start from the car park at Playa La Garita in Arrieta, to find this turn into Arrieta at the roundabout with the wind toy, then at the mini roundabout…

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Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca Couples Guide

The newest resort in Lanzarote is Playa Blanca , which translates to the white beach and is situated in the South of the island. The resort caters for families but for this article we will focus on what there is to do for couples. There is a great range of accommodation in Playa Blanca. The…

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Cesar Manrique

20 Years Without Manrique

Julie wrote this on the 20th anniversary of the death of Cesar Manrique, in 2012. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the car accident that killed Cesar Manrique and the day that Lanzarote lost it’s son. I visited the Fundación Cesar Manrique this morning to witness the installation of a Wind Toy, the mobile doesn’t…

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Bodegón Las Tapas

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Bodegón Las Tapas, Playa Blanca

We discovered a lovely restaurant recently The Bodegón Las Tapas is situated directly on the Avenida Marítima promenade in Playa Blanca between the old harbour and the town beach. Our mission was to find somewhere offering fresh fish for lunch, we walked along the seafront from the old harbour and Bodegón las Tapas stood out…

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