Julie

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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La Pastora de Haria

We discovered another treasure on our doorstep yesterday. La Pastora de Haria. I had no idea this delightful dairy even existed, La Pastora de Haria is run by Violeta and Luis who live in the campo on the outskirts of the village. The facilities here are like no other granja in Lanzarote, these goats are…

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Aquilino the traditional potter in Lanzarote

We met another character from the village of Haría recently, thanks to Elvia and her students from Co Co Lingua Language Travel Lanzarote. This language school doesn’t just focus on lessons in the classroom, they have regular events taking the students out and about the island of Lanzarote. On this particular Friday we were invited…

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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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Lanzarote Restaurant Review, La Puerta Verde

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, La Puerta Verde

We attended the Más que Son concert at La Puerta Verde restaurant in Haría last night, which gave us an opportunity to see one of our local restaurants that was recently taken over by new owners, at full capacity. Now owned by Susanne from Lanzarote 37° and Karl from Clinica Dr. Kunze who both live in the…

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Cycling in Lanzarote , Arrecife Loop

Cycling in Lanzarote , Arrecife Loop

We love Cycling in Lanzarote and for a change we thought we would cycle around Arrecife, we ended up with a really great 45km ride., one that could be enjoyed by bike fit tourists taking in some attractions. We parked on the land to the side of the picturesque Charco de San Ginés in Arrecife and set…

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Lanzarote Restaurant Review, Los Valles

We’ve passed the Restaurante Mirador de Los Valles on many occasions over the last few months, it always looks busy if the car park is anything to go by, plus we’ve heard a few good reports. This weekend our curiosity got the better of us and we ventured in with friends to find out for…

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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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