Past & Present

March 2017: Name in the Stars

After years of observing asteroid activity from his observatory in Nazaret, Lanzarote. Astronomer Gustavo Muler has been honoured by having an asteroid named after him. 200 million kilometres from Eath lies the asteroid belt, an area…

May 2017: Voice of the Past

At 84 years old, Antonio Lorenzo Martin is uniquely qualified to speak about the importance of Canarian politics and culture. In 1979 he was the first elected President of Lanzarote's Cabildo following Spain's return to democracy after 40 years…

July 2017: Eagle Eyes

Bird strikes are a constant threat at airports all around the world. Birds are attracted by the wide open spaces of the airport runways, and large flocks can cause serious problems to aircraft that are landing or taking off. On Lanzarote, the…

July 2016: Manuel Díaz Rijo

While César Manrique is known as the “father of Lanzarote”, his transformation of the island was entirely dependent on the work of one man, without whom the island’s tourist economy and hundreds of thousands of jobs, businesses and households,…

July 2016: Juan Brito

"At 96 years of age, Juan Brito is as bright, fascinating and courteous as ever, and the man who has been called “Lanzarote’s living encyclopedia” is determined to share as much of his wisdom, humour and experience as he can" - writes…

May 2016: 25 Years of IRON

"When I was a child I used to go to the beach in the summertime, I rode my bicycle and had a wonderful time playing around. Older boys would teach me how to swim and we had lots of fun holding races on the beach." Kenneth Gasque, Ironman…