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Wine, Cheese and César Manrique in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain

25/02/2014 – 15:51

By Rupert Parker
Lanzarote is a haunting island of dormant volcanoes, its surface covered in ash from centuries of eruptions with the last one in 1824. As the Canary island nearest to Africa, there’s little rainfall …

Gran Canaria – A sense of exotic

11/04/2013 – 08:18

By Karen Bowerman
It’s early morning and the clouds are swirling over the dunes in thin, misty drifts. The mountains are every shade of purple: the deeper hues intensified by the paleness of a sheer blue …

La Gomera, Bashful Neighbour of Tenerife

16/03/2010 – 16:27

By Rupert Parker
Where do you go when you want some winter sun and a bit of piece and quiet, without breaking the bank?  Christmas was looming and we needed to get away from the horrors …