The camel in Lanzarote

The camel in Lanzarote

In 1405 when camels from Africa came to the island tied in a side of the ship because it was danger to bring them on board. They were able to resist the whole voyage because they kept the air in its 4 stomachs and they could float.

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Mirador del Rio, the viewpoint

Mirador del Rio, the viewpoint

At the beginning of the 70s, the artist from Lanzarote, César Manrique, created project to build a building in the area. He designed an spectacular viewpoint in the slope of the Famara Cliff, a building that becomes camouflage with the surroundings and it goes unnoticed.

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House – Museum César Manrique

House – Museum César Manrique

Haría, one of the most wonderful towns of Lanzarote, was the place César Manrique chose to spend the last years of his life. Between palm groves and white houses, in the middle of a old rural property, it is located his house, where he was living until 1992, when he died. It is a country house, which was bought by the artist in the decade of the 80s.

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Parade Los Buches

Parade Los Buches

The parade Los Buches that today go down the streets at Carnival was founded in 1963. Its creation had the aim to recover a tradition that had disappeared for twenty years due to the prohibitions of the Franco regime.

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Carnival, rhythm and color in Arrecife

Carnival, rhythm and color in Arrecife

The troupes are the ones that put rhythm and color to the carnival, and this year was not going to be less. The Cumbacheros have wanted to honor César Manrique by carrying in his designs works by the Lanzarote artist.

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