From The Editors Desk

27th February 2015

1PMarch is carnival time in Fuerteventura. Corralejo carnival starts 13th with the grand parade on Saturday 21st. Many folk come to the island for this special event which will take around 3hours to proceed though the town.

Various themes and partying also in Gran Tarjal and Morro Jable in the first half of the month. So if you are looking for a month’s holiday with loads of entertainment, this is the time to visit.

Penny

Andaluz

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Local News

  • Luxury yacht to berth in Fuerteventura

    Fuerteventura is to be a port of call for the luxury yacht Harmony V, part of the shipping line Variety Cruises, for the upcoming winter season 2015-2016. This stunning boat will land in the spring as part of the package Corralejo, “The Canary Islands Discovery”.

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  • Cofete Beach

    Once again Cofete beach is among the top ten in Spain 2015 according to users of the travel website Trip Advisor.

    On the web www.tripadvisor.es can be found more than five hundred tourists commenting on this beach and see more than 300 photographs contributed by visitors themselves, as well as opinions of the other nine beaches that make the most voted list of Spain 2015.

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  • Camping Permits

    March 2nd is the start for booking camping at Pozo Black this Easter. Applications for permission for the 2015 season, April 1st to October 18th, should be submit before March 13th in the Department of Beaches (Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 14.00). Antigua provides services for water, electricity and waste collection in the Black Well camp site.

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  • Antigua residents can pay taxes through banks.

    Former City Council has signed a collaboration agreement with three banks, Banco Popular, Banco Santander and La Caixa, which allows residents to meet their tax obligations without going to the municipal offices. Taxpayers receive a payment letter that includes a bar code that can be paid at any branch, or can subscribe to an agreement, 24 hours, 365 days a year

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  • Zen medicine at the zoo.

    Treatments for which Western medicine offers no cure or has a difficult prognosis are being used improving the lives of animals with chronic diseases without using the chemical. It is the work of Ismene de Santiago, a native of Algorta, Vizcaya veterinarian. Read More

  • Archaeological Find

    The rare heavy rain which fell on the island recently caused runoff erosion in Pájara that uncovered what local archaeologists think could be the first of several significant finds in the area.  

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  • Inclement Weather alert.

    A total of 15 Spanish provinces will be this Friday on yellow alert for snow, icing, wind and waves, in a day marked by relatively low levels snowfall in the northern third of the peninsula, intervals of strong wind on the coast of Galicia and the Cantabrian and very strong gusts in the Canary Islands.

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  • Radar Guns

    Fierce criticism from motorist associations and opposition parties that the devices, which the authorities had intended to camouflage, were designed solely to increase speeding-fine revenue and could cause more accidents if drivers slam on the brakes if they suspect they see one at a roadside appears to have had an effect. Read More

  • Strike by Rubbish Collectors

    The municipality of La Oliva is facing an indefinite strike of collection services dumpsters and cleaning of roads and beaches from February 22

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  • Cancer charity.

    The Fuerteventura Partnership Against Cancer has collected signatures demanding a social worker at the General Hospital, the only Canary island that does do not have this service Read More

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    I had the pleasure of revisiting one of my favourite restaurants in Corralejo this week and thought I would update you on it. For anyone who hasn't already visited this hidden treasure in the old town, I urge you to do so for a truly delightful culinary experience.

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