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Fiesta del Carmen Puerto del Carmen 2018

Fiestas del Carmen – Puerto del carmen

Despite of the official Saint’s Day being the 16th of July, Puerto del Carmen celebrates their Our Lady of Carmen Festivities later on that most of the other towns and villages in Lanzarote. The town hall releases the official programme almost later than that! Joking aside, here you will find the scheduled activities for this…

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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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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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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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