Monthly:August 2009

Photography For Lanzarote

Well, I have just had an e´mail from Strawberry World, the company in Madeira that asked me to take the photographs of Lanzarote, and their site on the island is finally live, featuring my pictures! As I mentioned before, it took a lot of work, more than I expected, but it paid off in the end, and it is nice to know that others planning a trip to the island will, hopefully, get some inspiration from my images. You can […]

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Circular Walk From Vegas De Tegoyo Passing Montaña Del Cuervo

The onset of this walk is at the small church in Tegoyo, a church which is part of the estate of Casa Tegoyo, an extremely attractive manor house dating back to the 18th century, which is situated opposite. The house was purchased as a derelict stable in 1804 by wealthy lawyer Don Domingo Stinga who lovingly restored it as a gift for his Italian wife.  There is a rumour that states there is an underground passageway leading from the manor […]

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Heat Wave On Lanzarote

Almost 50ºC (122ºF) that’s what the thermometers on Lanzarote measured last weekend. Even on our warm and sunny island we don’t feel such heat very often. Indeed I can’t remember such a hot day in the last ten years I have been here. The beaches in Puerto del Carmen, Costa Teguise, Playa Blanca and even Famara on the West coast of Lanzarote where crowded. No wonder… the heat in the streets and the countryside during the day was insupportable. How […]

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