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The Big Lanzarote Quiz – Answers

Did you miss the quiz? This page is for the answers, but if you want the quiz go here: The Big Lanzarote Quiz. Here we go with the answers: 1/ Yé. 2/ Haria – you can visit his house. 3/ None – it was a trick question, there are no rivers or lakes here. 4/…

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Walking The Stunning Famara Coast & Cliffs

I have often looked down from the heights of Risco de Famara, the towering cliffs above the renowned surfing beach, and seen paths along the base of the cliffs. A group of us decided to explore these trails. We set off from the top of Urbanización de Famara on the track that vehicles use to…

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Nao craft beer

Cerveza Nao Craft Brewery

Cerveza Nao is a small craft brewery that has opened in Arrecife. We had already tried their excellent beers in various bars around the island, so we wanted to meet the team behind them, and to see the brewing process. Nao are located in a small unit in the Puerto Naos area of Arrecife. They…

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Catlanza VI – Private Luxury Charter

We had a sneak preview aboard Lanzarote’s newest luxury yacht, Catlanza VI. Many readers will be familiar with her big sister, which does daily trips to Papagayo from Puerto Calero. Cat VI is available for private charter. But Cat VI is something different – still a sailing catamaran, but smaller and more luxurious and she’s…

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Famara shipwreck

Rolla-1 Shipwreck in Famara

Many people know of the Telamon shipwreck on the coast by Costa Teguise, but what about the Famara shipwreck? These days, only the very tip of Rolla-1 is visible at low tide in Famara. The Rolla-1 ran aground off Famara on the 19th January 1982, the residents in the village of La Caleta thought there…

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E-Bike

Riding An E-Bike In Lanzarote

Over the weekend we experienced an E-Bike for the first time, and they’re a brilliant way to get around the island! We’ve teamed up with E-Bike Lanzarote to offer you a choice of various guided tours you can do on these clever machines, and you can also hire the bikes to use for your own…

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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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