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

Art and Tradition on Lanzarote

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

A journey to the hinterland of Lanzarote is recommended to everyone who wants to try out the canary cuisine. Where little restaurants serve typical stews and braising pans you will find the original canary taste.
Rule of thumb:
Where many locals come together, the meal cannot be bad.

For example in Arrieta, El Golfo or Orzola good fish restaurants can be found, as well as in the old downtown of Puerto del Carmen in Playa Blanca.

Staying power is one of the characteristics of Lanzarote. Than in the 18th century, the Timanfaya volcano spewed ash and lava for … Read the rest

Posted by Jack
Categories: About Lanzarote, Arrieta, Bars, César Manrique, Carnival, El Golfo, Festivals, La Geria, Orzola, Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen, Restaurants
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