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.
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.
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.
This place is characterised by its landscape, one of the most impressive of Fuerteventura. Although its colours are monotonous this place has a great geomorphological beauty. It geological formation is due to the superposition of volcanic flows that cover a great part of the Basal Complex.
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.
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.