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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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Young family

Puerto del Carmen, Young Family Guide

Travelling to a new holiday destination can be a bit daunting especially if you have a young family. We were contacted recently for advice on what there is to do with a three year old when staying in the resort of Puerto del Carmen. This resort has 8km of golden sandy beaches stretching along the…

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Lanzarote Accessibility – A Morning In A Wheelchair

I spent a morning getting around Playa Blanca in a wheelchair. What is Lanzarote accessibility like? I did it because, thanks to Dee from Island Mobility SL, we decided earlier this year that we wanted Lanzarote Information to become a useful resource for people with accessibility problems, and I felt the only way to write…

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