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Sunday Brunch at Bodega Stratvs

If you want somewhere a bit different for breakfast on Sundays, I would consider going for Brunch at Bodega Stratvs.

Bodega_Stratvs_Brunch Sunday_Brunch_at_Stratvs 

Stratvs have a brunch menu which includes:

Hot beverage - choice of coffee, tea or hot chocolate

Fresh fruit juice (seasonal)

Fresh fruit salad (seasonal)

Croissant or Crepe - choice of chocolate, jam, ham & cheese, cheese & tomato, charcuterie & salmon & spinach

Egg - choice of benedict, boiled, fried or scrambled

Glass of Stratvs wine

Priced at  read more »

Bike Race in Costa Teguise, 9th April 2011

Lanzabike are organising a road cycling race around Costa Teguise in memorial of cyclist Teresa Monteagudo on Saturday 9th April 2011.

Contrareloj Ciclista Memorial Teresa Monteagudo

Registration is open to everyone until the 4th April, full details are on the Lanzabike website: Memorial Teresa Moteagudo.

The race starts at 10:30 and is approximately 10 kilometers in length, it will consist of two laps around the circuit detailed  read more »

ZDF Filming in Playa Blanca

If you’ve visited Marina Rubicón in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote this week, you couldn’t have failed to miss the filming of a German TV show called ZDF-Fernsehgarten.

The film crew are here to record a special 2 hour programme for their spring show, which normally attracts 1.5 million viewers and 12.7% of the audience share in Germany.

Juana from Radio Europa interviewing ZDF courtesy of Sabine at SHE PHOTO  Andrea Kiewel ZDF courtesy of Sabine at SHE PHOTO

Local photographer  read more »

Fish Farm in Playa Quemada

Visitors to the tiny picturesque village of Playa Quemada or guests aboard the Catlanza catamaran trips to Papagayo might have noticed the fish farms situated off the coast of Lanzarote.

Fish Farm Playa Quemada Fish Farm Nets

The farm is owned by local company Yaizatun SA and situated in the area known as Bahía de Ávila. Founded in 2001 the farm was built as a nursery for yellow fin tuna, in 2008 the scheme was in difficulties so the farm took the decision to change their stock to seabass (dorada) and seabream (lubina) with much greater success. Now around 2,000 tonnes of fish are sold each year to major retailers supplying the central markets of Madrid and Barcelona in Spain and Portugal.

The fish farm is  read more »

Clandestino, Clean The Beach & Surf

I was really impressed with a new project I came across this week, it’s the initiative of Clandestino Surf Adventure in Famara, Lanzarote.

Clandestino Surf Beach Clean Up

Limpia Tu Playa Y Surfea is a new idea from Natalie and Jon  read more »

Road Closure Details, Costa Teguise, 26th March

Teguise council have released two maps showing the temporary bus route and stops as well as the road closures for Costa Teguise during carnival on Saturday 26th March 2011.

Map 1

The first map details the bus route from 15:00 to 23:00, the black dots mark the temporary stops which are on the junction of the roundabout on Avenida del Mar and at Calle Los Dragos (near the FT and Don Tango).

The following streets are closed to traffic during this time:  read more »

Lanzarote School of Music, Inscription For 2011-2012

The Escuela Insular de Música de Lanzarote has opened inscription for the academic year 2011 – 2012.

Via Medular Currently the school has 72 new places for students which consist of the following classes:

11 places for children aged 6 years for music and movement

16 places for children aged 7 years for music and movement

15 places for children aged 8 & 9 years old for initiation B

15 places for children aged 10 to 14 years old for 1º A

15 places for adults aged from 15 years upwards for  1º A

The school currently has a staff of 22 teachers teaching singing and the following instruments violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, timple, accordion, piano, clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, horn, tuba, euphonium and percussion to 463 students.

If you would like to pre-register  read more »

The Old Harbour in Puerto del Carmen

Whilst I was waiting for the start of the Leprechaun dive on Saturday, I went for a wander around the Old Harbour area of Puerto del Carmen, previously known as La Tiñosa, Lanzarote.

Fishing pdc Bars and restaurants

I started out from Playa Chica, walking along the coastal path. The sea was flat and calm and it was already a lovely warm day, there were a few people fishing from the shore on the rocks there and a small fishing boat attracting seagulls. Around the corner where the Restaurant Puerto Bahia was just setting the tables, I’m always struck by the gardens in this area, beautifully planted and immaculately kept. It was around 9am, the only sounds were the lap of the waves breaking and the odd clink of cutlery.

Walking around the corner I was really pleased to see  read more »

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