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Sharon Shannon Sacred Earth

Interview with Sharon Shannon

Sharon Shannon, the acclaimed Irish musician, is returning to Lanzarote after not having set foot in the island for a while. Incidentally, it was one of her gigs here that I first wrote about when I started collaborating with Lanzarote Information, all those years ago! So I got in touch with her to find out…

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Picnic spot

Picnic Spot In Yaiza

It never ceases to amaze me that no matter how long I have lived in Lanzarote, I still discover new places to go and new things to do. I discovered a lovely picnic spot. This is the case of the Merendero de La Degollada. “Merendero” is a place to have “merienda”, the Spanish snack children…

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Arrecife lighthouse

The Little Lighthouse In Arrecife

A small lighthouse caught my eye on one of my rare trips to Arrecife. Who knew there was an Arrecife lighthouse. You might have seen it too, half tucked away in the back streets between the Charco de San Ginés, across from the Marina and on your way to, the Police Station or Ikea. I decided…

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Lanzaloe

Lanzaloe – Lanzarote’s Aloe Vera Plantation

I have seen seen the sign for the Lanzaloe –   “Finca Ecológica Aloe Vera” pink sign on my way to Órzola’s harbour a few times and I kept thinking: “mmm, I wonder how far that is. I should check it out sometime”. Well, it turns out it’s not very far at all. As you hit…

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Lanzarote Restaurant Review – TJ’s Caribbean Tapas

TJs Caribbean Tapas Restaurant, usually simply known as  “TJs” is run by chef Tony and front house / waitress Jeannette.  Their initials give name to the restaurant which also means “Taste of Jamaica”. It was meant to be, wasn’t it? Tony, who is originally from Jamaica, came to Lanzarote in 1995 and he loved the…

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Lanzarote coat of arms

Lanzarote Coat Of Arms

I had seen Lanzarote’s coat of arms on several occasions, especially on posters for events organized by the Cabildo de Lanzarote. I was intrigued by its design so I searched for more information, and this is what I found: The design consists of two large gold cauldrons in the centre with a border of another…

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Montmartre

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Montmartre, Puerto del Carmen

Montmartre Restaurante is a Parisian Bistro situated in the Calle Jameos in Puerto del Carmen, just next to the Biosfera Shopping Centre. Although booking is advisable, they were able to accommodate us at quite short notice . Their menu is available in the big board outside the restaurant and in German, English and Spanish languages.…

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