CESAR MANRIQUE 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Wednesday would have been César Manrique’s 100th birthday, and the day was marked by a fantastic gathering at Jameos del Agua. His influence, and that of the fundacion, remain strong here, and long may that continue. You are probably familiar with his works on...
Jameos del Agua and Mirador del Rio

Jameos del Agua and Mirador del Rio

For the last ten days residents of Lanzarote have been taking advantage of a generous free entrance offer to all the Cesar Manrique tourist attractions. Here we are at Jameos and then Mirador del Rio. As the school holidays started on 19th June and home schooling has...

Lanzarote tips for the “First Timer”

Courtesy of one of our now regular LVD guests Gosh, where to begin.   Firstly I think it worthwhile mentioning that the island is very much the creation of one man, Cesar Manrique.   An architect, he influenced the development of the island as a tourist attraction,...

Casita la Cabra

Casita la Cabra – Maguez Maguez is a traditional Spanish village located in the north of the island near to Haria (land of 1000 palms). Life in the village has hardly changed for many years. There is a typical Canarian produce shop where you can try out your...