Exhibition: Continuidad, Galería La Molina

If you would like to see what Lanzarote was like in years gone by then you’ll enjoy the new exhibition at the gallery in the Molina in Tiagua.

Galería La Molina

The collection of photographs are entitled “Continuidad” and feature images of  read more »

Arrecife, Active City, 24th September 2011

"Arrecife, Ciudad Activa" is a new initiative for Saturday afternoons to bring more tourists and locals to the capital of Lanzarote.

Iglesia San GinésCastillo San Gabriel

The project which translates to “Arrecife, Active City” is to show the capital as an active tourist centre that is open, friendly and comopolitan. Normally the  read more »

Coping with Hot Weather in Lanzarote

Lanzarote is famed for its wonderful climate. It stays warm all year and there is normally a breeze or wind which keeps it bearable. There is also low humidity so it is comfortable.

We’ve never lived in a hot climate before so I’ve been learning fast and have picked up a few tricks from locals and friends, which have helped us keep our cool.

Seagull on a rock

In the winter months here, it can be quite damp and gets cool at night once the sun has gone down. We were advised to light a candle in the evening as it helps burn off the damp. There is lots of sunshine during the day and it’s best to open your windows and get fresh air in but in the early afternoon, you need to close up and dress in warmer clothes. We find that tiled floors make your feet very cold so we both have slippers which keep us warm.  If you’re coming on holiday between November and March, you’ll probably need warm clothes in the evenings but it’s T-shirt and shorts weather during the day.

Just occasionally the temperature rises and we get over  read more »

Photography Competition, El Río

The Department of Sports of the Townhall of Teguise has announced that the 2nd Photography Competition “El Río” will take place alongside the actual swim from Lanzarote to La Graciosa on the 24th of September.  The categories can be: swimmers, audience, parallel activities, athletes families or sport event.

cartel-travesia-el-rio 2011The prize money has doubled for this year’s competition:

1st prize -  Weekend away (two nights) in La Graciosa and €300

2nd prize -  Weekend away (two nights) in La Graciosa and €200

3rd prize -  Weekend away (two nights) in La Graciosa and €100

A special prize for the Municipio's residents (must be able to proof the residency) - Weekend away (two nights) in La Graciosa and €300

You must be  read more »

Lanzarote Cocina

Eleven restaurants in Lanzarote have joined forces to form a new initiative called Lanzarote Cocina headed up by Chef Luis León. The Lanzarote Kitchen group consist of the following restaurants:

Lanzarote CocinaCasa Brígida (Playa Blanca)

Isla de Lobos (Hotel Princesa Yaiza in Playa Blanca)

Restaurante del hotel Finca las Salinas (Yaiza)

Amura (Puerto calero)

La Caleta (Hotel Costa Calero in Puerto Calero)

La Tegala (Mácher)

La Cascada del Puerto (Puerto del Carmen)  read more »

Secondary School in Playa Blanca

Francisco Guzmán Rodríguez,the councillor of Education has met with the Canarian Government to explain the urgent need to build a new secondary school in the southern resort of Playa Blanca, Lanzarote.

CEIP Playa Blanca

The local council have asked that steps are taken to  read more »

Sands Beach International Basketball Tournament, 16th-18th September 2011

You can catch some of Spain’s top basketball players in Lanzarote who are visitng to play in the Torneo Internacional de Baloncesto Sands Beach Teguise - Lanzarote this weekend.

International Basketball Tournament Sands Beach Teguise Lanzarote

Sponsored by Sands Beach Hotel in Costa Teguise the triangular tournament includes  read more »

Lanzarote Cricket, Bollywood Debut

Last Sunday saw the debut of Lanzarote's newest team Bollywood cc and they provided great entertainment for the crowd at Puerto del Carmen.

Bollywood CC photographer Craig Trapps

Bollywood are a team constructed by ex LCC players Daniel and Naresh, and have entered the F15 competition with the LCA looking at a place in the league next season and they will be made most welcome after a good performance first time out.

They came up against the Commitments  read more »

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