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Moana Show

Moana Show – Harriet Jelley Interview

The Starlight Open Air Cinema on the Rooftop of the Biosfera Shopping Center in Puerto del Carmen is showing the Disney movie “Moana” every Wednesday in July and it’s preceded by the “Moana Show”. I was intrigued about it so I met up with Harriet Jelley, a professional singer and dancer, aka Moana, to find…

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Castillo de Las Coloradas

Castillo de Las Coloradas or Torre del Águila

I had seen this castle in Playa Blanca in the distance on several occasions when I have visited the resort so I decided to get up close and personal. t’s called Castillo de Las Coloradas (Las Coloradas’ Castle) or Torre del Águila (The Eagle’s Tower), although tower and castle seem to be interchangeable depending on different sources: I’ve also heard…

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Fiestas del Carmen de Playa Blanca 2018

Fiestas del Carmen – Playa Blanca

The Virgin of Carmen, which gives the name to the Festivities, the patron saint of sailors and given the fishing roots of some of the villages in Lanzarote, it’s not surprising that “Fiestas del Carmen” are celebrated in different coastal towns in the island including, of course, Playa Blanca. The church in Playa Blanca is…

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StarlightCinemaJamesMitchell

Starlight Open Air Cinema – July 2018

The Starlight Open Air Cinema is situated on the rooftop of the Biosfera Shopping Center in Puerto del Carmen. In July, two movies will be shown each night, the first one starting between 8:45pm and 9:10pm and the second one starting between 11:05pm and 11:35pm. For exact times for each movie, please check the poster…

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Coat of arms in Lanzarote

A good while ago I wrote about Lanzarote’s Coat of Arms. It turns out not only the island has one but each municipality has have their own Coat of Arms. Here they are in alphabetical order with a brief description about what they represent: Arrecife‘s crest is divided horizontally, the upper section in red with…

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StarlightCinemaJamesMitchell

Starlight Open Air Cinema – June 2018

The Starlight Open Air Cinema is situated on the rooftop of the Biosfera Shopping Center in Puerto del Carmen. In June, a movie will be shown each night from the 1st to the 24th starting between 9:10pm and 9:25pm. From the 25th onwards there will be two movies shown, the 1st one starting at 9:20pm…

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Museo La Vegueta

Museo La Vegueta

One of the things I love the most about Lanzarote is that even when you think you know the island pretty well, one day you take a less travelled road, a detour or pass by a spot that you haven’t been in ages and bang! you discover something new. This is what happened to me…

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Castillo San Jose

New menu at QuéMUAC Restaurant

With the arrival of Spring the QuéMUAC Restaurant at the Castillo de San José is renewing their gastronomic offering. From the 23rd of March onwards their menu is extended and completed with a variety of light and fresh dishes, both meat and fish ones, with Canarian flavours, as well as an attrative and suggestive selection…

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Wine Region La Geria

Wine Walks in Lanzarote

Like in previous years, different walks are being organised by D.O. Lanzarote, the Wine Regulatory Council, and Senderismo Lanzarote to explore and enjoy the island’s landscape, visit different wineries and sample their wines. These popular walks are very relaxed and low in difficulty, so you don’t need to be particularly fit or an experienced hiker…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

Jobs in Lanzarote, Representative

Sunway Travel Limited, the Irish Tour Operator, is looking to recruit a Representative for their operation in Lanzarote for Summer 2018. This is a full-time position. Written and spoken English is a requirement of the job as is a full driving licence and own transport. Applicants should possess good skills in the following areas: –…

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