Jules's blog

Cyclists in Lanzarote

Some of you may be aware that Miguel and I took up triathlon training earlier this year. We’ve finally ditched our mountain bikes in favour of road bikes so that we can progress our cycling training and boy has it opened my eyes to the dangers lurking around every corner.

Jules at Mirador del Río

I in particular have already had a couple of mishaps on my bike and it has made me much more cautious when driving past cyclists on the roads in Lanzarote. For example, unless you are a cyclist you won’t know that……  read more »

Ironman Lanzarote 2011 on SKY Television

The Ironman Lanzarote 2011 triathlon event will be broadcast on Sky Sports during October.

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We’d like to say a big thank you to local film camerman Mark Bennett who forwarded the transmission details. There will be seven  read more »

2011 Harvest Better Than Expected

The grape harvest in Lanzarote has been better than expected although still poor in comparison to previous years.

The vendimia forecast was for 450,000 kilos of grapes to be harvested, this target has now been revised to an expected  read more »

Lanzarote Football, UD Lanzarote 2, UD Tijarafe 1

5th September 2011

The Rojillos clinched their first league win of the season on their third attempt of trying. Two cracking goals before half time but then they allowed the La Palma side a lifeline early in the second half and had to endure the final 25 minutes with just 10 men, nevertheless the Conejeros (locals) deservedly claimed all three points.

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The game couldn’t have begun any better for the Rojillos  read more »

Lanzarote Golf Tour 2011

The Lanzarote Golf Tour 2011 is a new golf tournament taking place across five provinces of Spain this autumn with the final in Lanzarote.

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The aim of the tour is to promote the island of Lanzarote as a golf destination with  read more »

La Graciosa in the 1970's

La Graciosa Memoria Lanzarote

Memoria Lanzarote is a website dedicated to preserving historical images of Lanzarote, they were delighted recently when Nick & Elza Wagner gave them access to their La Graciosa collection from the 1970’s.

Nick & Elza arrived  read more »

Alzheimer Centre in Lanzarote

The Gobierno de Canarias have approved a grant of 600,000 Euros for the Cabildo de Lanzarote to build a centre specifically for Alzheimer patients in Lanzarote.

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The funds will be used to construct a new social centre for people suffering from Alzheimers which will be situated in the Las Cabreras area of Teguise. There is already a Centro de Estancia Diurna para Mayores (day care centre for the elderly) in this part of Lanzarote.

This new centre  read more »

Lanzarote Heat Warning, 7th September 2011

 

The Meteorological Agency for the Canary Islands (Agencia Estatal de Meteorología - AEMET) has given a yellow alert for high temperatures expected in Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Tenerife on Wednesday 7th September.

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The warning includes  read more »


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