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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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Canarian Proverbs

I have always liked proverbs in different languages and I just came across an interesting post on a Facebook group called “Orgullosos del Léxico Canario”. These are some of my favourite Canarian proverbs. They are an amusing glimpse of the Canarian’s outlook on life. I have translated some of them the best I could: “Con…

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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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