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Devil’s Chasm

The Devil’s Chasm, a volcanic shaft in Timanfaya, has been confirmed as the deepest of its type in the world after a terrifying and gruelling descent by a mixed team of cavers from Lanzarote and The Netherlands. Laurens Smets, surveyor on…

David’s Detours

Tour guide David Penney remembers an excursion from Femés to the “Secret Garden”. A group of friends set out to visit the Secret Garden which is hidden along the coast between Playa Quemada and Papagayo. The track is fairly…

Christopher David

Christopher's daughter Jessica Fenner writes: Christopher John Markham David was born on the 24th October 1926 in Eastbourne, England and died on the 26th December 2019 in Lanzarote, Spain, aged 93 years old. Widower of Gill David,…

Patera Tragedy

A baby died after being born on a patera (boat used by immigrants) travelling from the Moroccan coast to Lanzarote on 8th January. The boat, which contained 40 people, was detected 15 nautical miles west of the coast of Lanzarote and…

Eurovision In Lanzarote

The music video for Blas Cantó's Eurovision song has been recorded on both Lanzarote and Tenerife. The song, titled "Universo", will feature as Spain's Eurovision song. Although it doesn't feature many obvious shots of Lanzarote and…

British Consul Message

The Withdrawal Agreement which sets out how the UK leaves the EU has now passed into UK law, which, once the European Parliament has ratified it this week, means that the UK is leaving the EU with a deal on 31 January. This is very…

Stand Against Hunting

Jane Burke's article in the February edition of the Gazette begins with an appeal to readers to join her in the protest against hunting that will be held at the Recinto Ferial, near the Cabildo building in Arrecife, from 11am to 12 midday on…

Spain Leads Price Rises

Spain will lead Europe in house price increases next year according to forecasts by international credit agency Moody’s. They predict that house prices will rise by 5.5% in 2020, a figure that places Spain ahead of Ireland and Portugal (4.5%)…

Ambassador’s Visit

British Ambassador Hugh Elliot rounded off his first Canarian visit since being appointed last August with a trip to Lanzarote, where he hosted a talk and Q&A session on Brexit at the Fondeadero Centre in Puerto del Carmen. Accompanied…

Lanzarote Vogue Photoshoot

Vogue España come to Lanzarote for a front cover photoshoot, for their February Edition. Photos and videos by: Vogue España The models featured include: Marina Pérez, Inés Sastre, África Peñalver and Miriam Sánchez. One noteworthy…