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Bermejos Rosado 2009, placed 4th by New York Times

Journalist Eric Asimov for the New York Times published an article entitled Rosés of a Different Color on their website earlier this month following a wine tasting of twenty Spanish wines available for sale in New York.

Rosado-Bermejo

Placed 4th on the list was a bottle of Bermejos Rosado  read more »

Day Trip to Fuerteventura

One of the excursions possible from Lanzarote is a day trip to the neighbouring island of Fuerteventura with Lanzarote Experience Tours, I was invited to join them recently and we had a fabulous day island hopping.

The coach made its way to the various pick up points before arriving at the old harbour in Playa Blanca. We were booked on to the fast catamaran ferry with Fred Olsen to take us across the short stretch of water between the islands called the Bocaina Straits for the 10am crossing to Corralejo. 

Leaving Playa Blanca Fred Olsen Ferry

Our driver for the day was Adolfo and guide Anne Marie, we left Corralejo for La Oliva  read more »

Calm Sea Festival in Playa Honda, 29th & 30th July 2011

The Mar en Calma summer festival will be held again in Playa Honda at the end of July.

Mar en Calma Playa Honda 2011

This is the fourth year for the festival, the theatre and concert performances will be based in  read more »

Lifeguard Services for Summer 2011 in Lanzarote

Lifeguard services covering the island of Lanzarote and La Graciosa were announced for the summer months at the weekend.

Lifeguard chair Playa del Reducto

We’ve published the timetable for the 27 different beaches covered around the coastline of Lanzarote below, generally lifeguards will be in service between the hours of 10am to 6/7pm depending on the beach. There are range of  read more »

Arrecife 2020 Lanzarote Non Stop Race, 5th & 6th August 2011

Four trail runners are preparing for an ultra race around the coast of Lanzarote covering 200 km non stop in approximately 40 hours.

The event is called the Arrecife 2020 Lanzarote NON-STOP, the four athletes are José Miguel Gutiérrez, Francisco José Godoy, Matías Machín & Baudilio Rodríguez who have been training in readiness covering 20-30 km per day for this gruelling race.

José Miguel Gutiérrez, Francisco José Godoy, Matías Machín & Baudilio Rodríguez with Ángela Hernández Arrecife 2020

The route passes through  read more »

Lanzarote Cricket, LCC v Dragons

This was the other cricket match played last Sunday 17th July.

Cricket-ball

The Dragons continued their good form this season by overcoming a depleted LCC team who could only raise 9 players in Yaiza last Sunday 17th July.

This year the Dragons led by  read more »

Lanzarote Flights To Italy

Lanzarote now has regular weekly flights from Italy which has seen a big increase in Italian tourists for the month of June. Low cost carrier Ryanair operates the direct flights to Italy each week from their base in Lanzarote. Ryanair_Flights_from_Lanzarote The schedule is currently:

Milan - Sundays & Wednesdays

Venice - Saturdays

Bologna - Saturdays & Tuesdays

Lanzarote had 3,703  read more »

Market in Puerto del Carmen

The resort of Puerto del Carmen is the only one not to have a regular weekly market in Lanzarote.

Old Harbour Puerto del Carmen

The Department of Trade at the Ayuntamiento in Tías are working to implement a food market in the main town of Tías but also a market in the tourist resort of Puerto del Carmen. Meetings are in the early stages to finalise the details, before they are sent to the Corporation for approval.

Anyone interested in taking a stall at the market should contact the Comercio de la Casa Consistorial by telephone 928 83 36 19 ext 2203.

The weekly  read more »


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