Isle of Lanzarote

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My delightful trip to Lanzarote

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Lanzarote is really bizarre. I’ve been there last year in March, the best month to travel there, I think.

Lanzarote is the fourth largest of the Canary Islands and is located in the north-east of Fuerteventura. The island has a dramatic landscape: no trees, no bushes, less water. What’s interesting about Lanzarote is its volcanic origin, its volcanic lakes and caves.

Volcanic Cave

I’ seen a lot during the fourteen days and all the time I seemed to be on the moon and sometimes was surprised to see the ocean next to me. But nevertheless the meagre … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Animals and plants, Arrecife, La Geria, Timanfaya National Park

Whales and dolphins on Lanzarote

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

The Canary Isle of Lanzarote has been created by vulcanic activities and many of the caves and cliffs under water are an excellent habitat for dolphins and whales and many different plants and other animals.

The most frecuent species of whales and dolphins on the coast of Lanzarote are the long finned pilot whale, sei whale, common bottlenose dolphin and fin whales.


As the Canary Isles are situated at the limits between cold, moderate and warm water, the dolphins and whales find an adequate habitat ahead the coast. The size of the whales can reach a … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: Animals and plants, more canary islands
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