TO VISIT

Cuarteto De Cuerdas

This was the final performance in a series of four free concerts, and we had been lucky enough to claim two free seats at all of them, simply by turning up before the venues became full. These events had been funded by the government to provide a showcase platform for musicians at various stages in…

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Concierto Timplefonicas – Review

As we took our seats in the small room that was, at this early stage, still pretty empty, we heard a couple further down the row speaking in English. They were enthusing about the wonderful atmosphere of this intimate little concert room. It soon became obvious that they were keen culture vultures and they were…

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Compose, Improvise, Write It Down

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 of April in the Biblioteque near the UD Lanzarote football ground. This was a performance to highlight some graduating players from the local music academy. Supported by their tutor, three…

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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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