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Find your colours in Lanzarote

It can be a challenge for regular visitors to find new activities to do or places to visit in Lanzarote. We’ve got a very different suggestion for individuals, couples, friends or mums & daughters to try.

Colour chart

You may remember my visit to www.elisabethconcept.com I wrote about in September, Lisa can help people to make the most of their natural highlights by learning what fashion and colour schemes enhance their features.

Imagine having the confidence to walk into a clothes shop knowing which items are going to flatter, rather than getting frustrated and feeling dreadful in front of the fitting room mirror. I promise, it’s a real eye opener and a great experience to undergo with your favourite shopping companion. When you know the secret to which colours and styles suit you, clothes shopping becomes a pleasure, rather than a necessity.

You can book a colour changing experience as part of your holiday in Lanzarote, ElisabethConcept offers a range of different modules:

Classic colour analysis for women & men

Advanced including make-up & hair

Learning & mastering women’s styling

Men’s styling for business  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 9-12th October 2014

This Friday is the last weekend of Arrecife en Vivo with another 4 groups performing live in the streets of the capital. The second of the Clas-Mu concerts “Una noche con Piazzolla” is in La Bodeguita de la Casa Cerdeña in San Bartolomé.

Playa Blanca:

Jagermeister Party Gravity Bar 10 Oct

Venue: Gravity Bar, Avenida Papagayo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Date: Friday 10th October 2014

Time: from 21:00

Details: Jägermeister Party. The Jägermeister team are flying in to Lanzarote for an official Jägermeister Party in Playa Blanca. 4 x Jägerbombs for €8 and JägerCocktails €6.

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Costa Teguise:

Flower Fair 11 Oct

Venue:  read more »

Cars In La Graciosa

La Graciosa is one of the few places left on the planet without any tarmac roads. But there are cars there – mainly Land Rovers, with a smattering of pick ups and other 4 X 4’s. They are used to transport people and goods to different parts of the island, and they stick to the sandy “roads” that have been used since La Graciosa was first populated.

High Street

It might surprise you to know what there are around 100 vehicles in total on the island and there are two questions people often ask:

How do they get to the island?

The ferries which run between La Graciosa and Orzola are passenger only boats. So when cars, or any other very large items have to be moved, they are put on a large flat barge and towed across.

How are they ITV tested?

The ITV test is the Spanish equivalent of the MOT – cars are inspected either every two years, every year or every six months, depending on their age, for safety, emissions and correct operation. It would be too expensive to have to send cars to the larger island every year, so the ITV team from Lanzarote visits La Graciosa every six months, taking all their testing equipment with them. They spend a few days there, and work their way through every car that needs testing.

Electric Vehicles  read more »

Club Atletico Victoria 2 UD Lanzarote 1

The Rojillos poor away form continues with just two points taken from their opening four matches in contrast to their 100% home record.

UD Lanzarote-Defender-Angel-Gil

The game could not have began any better for Lanzarote with a cross come shot from leading scorer Rosmen sending his side into a 1-0 lead in the opening minute.

Unfortunately for the Rojillos it took just four minutes for the Tenerife side to level matters. The referee ordered a spot kick for a handball by a Lanzarote defender. Midfielder Joseph stroked it home to make the score 1-1.

Both sides had good chances to take the lead as the game was played in an open manner. Christian just failed to get on the end of a cross for the home side and Mauri went close from a header for the Rojillos, just before the break Lanzarote defender Luis hit the post with a header following a corner.

In the first minute of the second half things looked good for Lanzarote as  read more »

Visitor Centre for Salinas de Janubio

The Ayuntamiento of Yaiza have facilitated an investment of a million euros for the Salinas de Janubio.

Salinas de Janubio Lanzarote

The Casa de la Sal visitor centre will have  three buildings of 27 x 16.5 m separated by streets and a viewing balcony to provide a visitor’s reception, exhibition area and a bar  restaurant. Other facilities are planned including shops, offices, toilet facilities, storage area and parking.

The project has been received favourably by Servicio de Medio Ambiente del Cabildo de Lanzarote (environmental services), Área de Patrimonio de la Primera Corporación insular (heritage department) and the Oficina Técnica del Ayuntamiento de Yaiza (planning department).

One of the last working salt pans remaining from  read more »

Homeless man with plastic bag shoes dies in Lanzarote

Puerto del Carmen lost one of it’s characters today, when the body of Luis Miguel was discovered in the abandoned La Perla building.

Avenida de Las Playas

Most of you probably didn’t know his name, but if we said a homeless man wearing layers of plastic bags on his feet, would you know who we mean?

It’s said that Luis Miguel became homeless after losing his family and that despite offers of help from well wishers and social services, he chose to remain on the streets. This homeless man was well known to  read more »

Clas-Mu 2014

The first of four concerts from the Clas-Mu 2014 programme was held in San Bartolomé at the weekend.

ClasMU 2014

Most tourists won’t have heard of San Bartolomé unless they’re visiting the No 1 TripAdvisor attraction of the Go Karting Track, the town has an interesting history and some fabulous buildings. The council are keen to attract more tourists and have produced a concert programme for October with 4 artists in 4 different emblematic stages, sadly we missed the first one which was on Saturday, here’s the information on the next three which all start at 20:30 and cost €5.

11th October

“Una noche con Piazzolla” with  read more »

Costa Teguise Bus Routes & Timetables

The number 31 bus connecting Costa Teguise with Famara started a new route with stops at various hotels and the Fundación César Manrique on the 1st of October 2014.

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The new route has been designed to meet the needs of tourists and residents with pick ups from hotels in Costa Teguise and a stop at the Fundación César Manrique, as well as the Centro de Salud (doctors) and Ayuntamiento (council offices) in the old capital. Costa Teguise has more than 8,000 residents living in the resort now, who need access to the local services situated in the municipal town of La Villa de Teguise.

The new route interconnects with the Intercity Bus Lanzarote service linking Costa Teguise with destinations of Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen, Máguez, Órzola, Puerto Calero & La Santa, through the lines 1, 3, 7, 9, 25 & 53 respectively, plus the Sunday Market in Teguise.

The number 31 bus service runs Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 07:30 to 19:45 and weekends from 10:00 to 20:15.

Route: Hotel Las Salinas, Lanzarote Gardens, Pueblo Marinero, Playa Bastián, Timanfaya Golf, Avda. del Golf I, Los Aljibes I, Tahiche Alto, Tahiche, Las Cabreras, Nazaret, Ayuntamiento de Teguise, Centro de Salud de Teguise, Convento San Francisco, CSC Caleta de Famara, Caleta de Famara, Soo (Tienda de Muñique, Sociedad de Muñique, Iglesia de Tiagua).

Departing Costa Teguise  read more »

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