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Lanzarote fun fair

The Lanzarote Fun Fair

We had left the house at nine p.m. at night, for a quick trip into town, but in some ways found ourselves heading all the way back to the future ! We pulled into a free car park and strolled across the road on to the site of the travelling fun fair, which has currently…

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Private wine tasting

Private Wine Tastings In Your Accommodation

The team at Wine Tours Lanzarote has introduced a new service – private wine tastings, which can be at your villa or apartment, to check out Lanzarote’s exceptional wines, with the wine growing process here explained, and each wine described in detail. It’s a great idea for a special occasion, like a birthday or anniversary.…

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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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Statue of San Luis

Folding Chair Holds Office

I often sit in my folding chair, which is green and white and rusty, out near Faro Pechiguera, pointed to ‘where the red sun kisses the sea,’ (thank you Lindsay Buckingham and Christine McVie) throwing sun-down shadow on the horizons of Fuerteventura. I also often ‘set up my office’ at various points between there and…

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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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A Family Day In Lanzarote

I have been visiting Lanzarote for many years but I still get really excited about visiting the island and my Husband Charlie and our 12 year old Daughter Missy were particularly excited about this trip in June 2018 as we had so much planned.  Day one was a great family day in Lanzarote. We landed…

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Concert Lanzarote

Joni Mitchell Would Love Them

Quinteto Orqeusta Classica de Lanzarote – concierto Number Five, Concierto Clasicos. A desire to take classical music out on to the streets and to sites that make it accessible to a non traditional classical audience has long been the driving force behind this group that is a small extraction from The Orquesta Classica de Lanzarote.…

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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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Cook in Lanzarote

Cooking With The Best Chef In The Canary Islands

I had a real treat this week when I joined 5 others at Cook in Lanzarote to learn to cook some dishes with award winning chef João Faraco – recently voted the top chef in the islands. The event took place at Cook In Lanzarote‘s fabulous premises in Uga, and was attended by a local…

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts Exhibitions Arrecife

Notwithstanding a football World Cup Tournament, a one day cricket series between England and Australia, a US Open Golf championship and the long awaited return to playing tennis of Andy Murray, Dee and I decided to follow the advice Miguel had offered in a recent piece of Lanzarote Information about spending a day discovering the…

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