Tag Archives: Lanzarote

Heading Home

Thursday, Sept 6th marks the day we began our journey back home. To get home we had to take 3 flights. The first leg was on a ATC-72 Turbo prop plane with Blinter Canaries to get to Gran Canarie Island. … Continue reading

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Segways

Yesterday, Tuesday afternoon, we drove down to Puerto Blanc. Puerto Blanc was a small fishing town turned into tourist area and is about 25 kilometers south of where we are staying in Puerto Del Carmen. The marinas and water front … Continue reading

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Dad – What is that?

So I had to explain to my 11 year old what is a pay phone. Pay phones still dominate the streets in the Canaries. As I explained to her what they were and how to use them, I could see … Continue reading

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El Golfo & Los Hervideros

After visiting Timanfaya, we drove south to the town of El Golfo. El Golfo is where the mineral Olivia was discovered. The town also has a lagoon that is emerald green in color and has black sand beaches. We were … Continue reading

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Timanfaya Camel Ride

Just south of the main entrance to the Timanfaya National Park, there are camel rides up through the park. It is a unique way to see ash fields in the park. The rides take about 30 to 40 minutes. Just … Continue reading

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Timanfaya National Park

Timanfaya National Park is an absolute must see if you ever visit Lanzarote. The park was formed by a volcanic eruption that lasted from 1730 to 1736. There are several cones and miles of cooled lava fields. Not much vegetation … Continue reading

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Guinate Tropical Park

On Sunday we went to Guinate Tropical Park, which was just north of Haria. The Park boasts many tropical birds and a show of trained parrots. We found the park being over priced and not worth the value.

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Driving from Teguise to Haria

Yesterday, after we left the Teguise market, we drove north up LZ-10 heading toward the town of Haria. Our destination was the Guinate Tropical Park and then El Mirador del Rio. The road wormed its way up through the hills, … Continue reading

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Teguise Market

On Sunday’s, the town of Teguise has an open market. Teguise is situated north of Arrecife on highway LZ-10. It is equally distant from the east and west coast in the interior of the island. It is about a 20-25 … Continue reading

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Math at 8am…Really???

This morning MJ’s smart phone alarm began ringing at 8am. I asked him to set it so we wouldn’t over sleep. I picked up the phone to turn off the alarm. No matter what I did, the alarm wouldn’t shut … Continue reading

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