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Volcanoes

Up Close And Personal With Lanzarote’s Volcanoes

Lanzarote has a unique landscape with over 200 volcanoes as evidence of the dramatic geological history of the island. Some of these are millions of years old, but many were created less than 300 years ago. These new peaks are a part of a fragile ecosystem which is being continuously monitored for regrowth and needs…

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garlic prawns

Lanzarote Recipe – Gambas al Ajillo

Readers recently asked if we had a recipe for this dish, which is probably the most popular tapa in Lanzarote – garlic prawns. Let’s talk about the terracotta dish first – it’s not essential, but you can buy them all over Lanzarote, and they add an authentic touch. For 4 servings Ingredients 200ML of olive…

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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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Why Lanzarote?

Why Lanzarote? Why do people come to Lanzarote for their holidays? Is it because of……. Climate Lanzarote is an all year round destination, even during winter months we still have daytime temperatures above 20 degrees, an average of 7 hours sunshine and an annual rainfall equivalent to 2 days rain in the UK. Flights Flights…

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