Lanzarote in February (part five) Timanfaya

No visit to the island of Lanzarote would be complete without a trip to Timanfaya National Park, appropriately known as Fire Mountains”. Here you can experience the power of thermal activity underground, as well as take a ride on a camel.

Lanzarote in February (part four) Teguise

The Market Town of Teguise The small market town of Teguise is located in the central northeast of the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. It is very quaint with some lovely old buildings, and the centre of the town has been made pedestrian only. This was obviously done […]

Famara Beach Lanzarote

Lanzarote in February (part three) Famara Beach

Famara Beach – a paradise for surfers Famara beach on the north coast of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands is exposed to the winds of the Atlantic Ocean, which makes it often very windy, with large waves rolling in, and it’s therefore excellent for surfing or kiteboarding.When we were there […]

Growing grape vines on the island of Lanzarote

Lanzarote in February (part two) Where Is Lanzarote?

Where In The World Is Lanzarote? Before I continue relating the details of our visit to Lanzarote any further, I wonder how much you as a visitor to this site know about Lanzarote. If you are from the UK or other parts of Western Europe, then you have most likely […]

Lanzarote - Vines growing in the lava fields

Lanzarote in February (part one) An Escape To The Sun

Lanzarote – An Escape To The Sun We chose Lanzarote in the Canary Islands as our destination for half term week in February 2018. It was an opportunity for us to get away from the gloomy weather that we have been having in the UK. There have been so many […]

I Have Got The Pre-Holiday Blues

Debbie and I are going away next week for a short break, and as sometimes happens right before a holiday, I have got the pre-holiday blues. A few months ago, Debbie thought that it would be nice if we could get away to somewhere warm during February half term. With […]

A Great Travel Blog That You May Enjoy

A friend of mine from the gym at David Lloyd has a great travel blog that you may enjoy reading. Ian retired just over a year ago, and since then he and his wife Jane have been on a number of road trips around Europe, as well as around the […]

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Major Roadworks In Southampton = Major Nightmare Getting To And From Work

Starting 18th February 2018 there are going to be major roadworks in Southampton that will create a major nightmare for travelers. People who need to commute between the city centre and Chilworth Roundabout to get to work will face severe delays, as Basset Avenue is going to be closed southbound […]

The sun actually came out today!

After what seems like weeks of grey skies, rain and wind, the sun actually came out today! Ok, so it’s not exactly clear blue skies, just the odd patch of blue between solid white clouds, but at least the clouds are white and not dark and threatening like they have […]

Another Wet And Windy Day In Southampton

Today is yet another wet and windy day in Southampton. Like many people, I really hate this time of year, especially in England because it’s often so dark and gloomy. When I moved to the USA in 1994, not long after I arrived, someone posed the question “why are British […]