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Spotlight on: Collie Farrel

How long have you been a musician on Lanzarote?I’ve lived and worked here for 14 years. Initially I came over for 6 months because I was offered work in a big bar. I went back to Ireland, then returned with my fiancé for 6 months,…

Face to Face: Mayor of Tias

As a result, a new team will confront the next four years in Tías – the municipality that is Lanzarote’s economic motor and its tourism flagship. How does it feel to return to the Mayor’s office in Tías eight years on?In all…

The Mountain is her Throne

Morning mists and clouds creep over the top of the cliffs of Famara like white smoke, billowing over rocky outcrops towards a solitary white temple surrounded by a low wall and guarded by several Canarian palm trees. This church, La…

Face to Face: Mayor of Arrecife

Congratulations, alcaldesa. Many people were surprised when the pact between the Socialists and your party, the PP, was announced following the elections, given the eternal rivalry between these national parties. Is it such a strange…

The Visionary

Fernando Higueras was the visionary architectural genius who designed the first five star hotel on Lanzarote – the Meliá Salinas – and helped César Manrique to transform Lanzarote. An inspiring book includes some of his most amazing ideas…

The Human Factor

“Humans of Lanzarote” is a brand new multimedia project launched recently by the Lanzarote Tourist Board which brings unforgettable glimpses of some of the island’s most notable local faces. “Have you ever stopped to listen to the…

The Last Post

Antonio Cedrés delivered the mail in Mácher for 38 years before retiring in March this year. Born and bred in the village, he’s seen the way it’s changed, got to know the locals and handed over hundreds of thousands of parcels, letters,…