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Museo Tanit, San Bartolomé

The Museo Tanit (Ethnographic Museum Tanit) in San Bartolomé, Lanzarote is fascinating! Set in the heart of San Bartolomé this traditional Canarian house dates back to 1735. The museum opened in 1999, a project completed by José Ferrer Perdomo and wife Remedios de Quintana Reyes who recently won an award on the museum’s 10th anniversary which…

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Lanzarote petrol stations

Petrol Stations In Lanzarote

For first time visitors to Lanzarote, you may be wondering how to fill up your hire car at  petrol stations. I remember when we first arrived on the island we had no idea of how to say what we wanted in Spanish or what to expect when we drove on to the forecourt – we…

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Walks in Lanzarote, La Galería de Famara

Walks in Lanzarote, La Galería de Famara

We were invited by David from Activity Adventures to join in with some of his clients on a walk to the water tunnel during the first week of August. In 10 years of living and doing many walks in Lanzarote I haven’t heard anyone mention a water tunnel before? We were intrigued and not knowing quite what…

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Papagayo

Papagayo

The Punta de Papagayo is the southern most tip of Lanzarote, the area is one of spectacular beauty and includes five large golden sandy beaches. The Playas del Papagayo are part of a protected area called the Monumento Natural de Los Ajaches. By Car: Follow the Papagayo sign on the large roundabout on the outskirts…

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Matagorda 4

Matagorda

Loved by the Irish and plane spotters, Matagorda is part of Puerto del Carmen and situated on the sea front along from the airport. Despite the petit size of Matagorda there is a full range of accommodation in this area starting at the top end with three 4* hotels (Beatriz Playa, Sol Lanzarote and Los…

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Duty Free Allowances, Canary Islands

A 60 year old man travelling from Lanzarote to Exeter on the 14th January 2010 was caught with more than 14,000 cigarettes (70 cartons) and 23 kilos of tobacco when he landed in the UK. The customs officers found the goods packed in his suitcase and golf bag. Everything was seized and the man was released…

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