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Concierto Timplefonicas – Review

Norman Warwick continues his cultural reviews with this one from a concert at Casa de Cultura in Yaiza, where he ran into some fans of his, Ian and Margaret from Las Breñas. As we took our seats in the small room that was, at this early stage, still pretty empty, we heard a couple further…

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Compose, Improvise, Write It Down

Here’s the latest arts review from Norman Warwick. He and wife Dee went along to another of Lanzarote’s excellent concerts, this time in La Geria,  and here’s what he thought: We were fortunate to catch a free concert performance recently, that we had somehow overlooked being advertised. The Concierto Trumpetere was held at the end…

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Museo La Vegueta

Museo La Vegueta

One of the things I love the most about Lanzarote is that even when you think you know the island pretty well, one day you take a less travelled road, a detour or pass by a spot that you haven’t been in ages and bang! you discover something new. This is what happened to me…

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Ghost hotel

Lanzarote’s “Ghost” Hotel

To the north-west of Playa Blanca, up the coast from the lighthouse, is the hulking remains of ghost hotel  – Atlante del Sol, otherwise known as Hotel de Los Charcones after where it’s located. It is worth a visit for the location as well as to see the results of foolhardy developers. The walk to…

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Cruise ships docked Arrecife Lanzarote

Cruise Visitor’s Guide To Arrecife

Whilst many cruise passengers will be heading out on their planned excursions in Lanzarote, there’s plenty of places to explore in the capital city of Arrecife. Hopefully your cruise ship will dock at Marina Lanzarote rather than the Puerto de los Mármoles, if so the capital is within easy walking distance. If not pick up…

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Playa Quemada

Playa Quemada

Playa Quemada is reminiscent of what Lanzarote would have been like before tourism. It’s a small seaside village where the residents are outnumbered by the goats that roam the hillsides. Situated at the foot of the mountains that are the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches the village of Playa Quemada is nestled on the coast…

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Tias

Tias – The Town Of Aunts

Tias is not widely known to visitors to Lanzarote and is generally just somewhere you pass through on the island’s main road, the LZ2. However, it is an important administrative centre and the municipality of Tías incorporates the largest of Lanzarote’s tourist resorts, Puerto del Carmen. Formerly called Las Tias de Fajardo, meaning Farjado’s Aunts,…

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Chevere

New Collection From Chevere JR

Chevere have been manufacturing and selling jewellery on the island for over 25 years, and whenever they come out with a new collection it’s big news on the island! Their new collection for Christmas is called Cuero y Zamak. Cuero is Spanish for leather, and Zamak is an alloy with a base metal of zinc.…

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Emergency Help & Advice Lanzarote

Emergency Help & Advice in Lanzarote

Hopefully you won’t need any of the following, but if you do need emergency numbers, help or advice whilst in Lanzarote here it is! Emergency call 112 The local emergency telephone number for police, ambulance & fire is 112. There is a smartphone app called FRESS112 that you can download to your mobile phone. Users…

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