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Why should you not make spirals or stone mounds in Fuerteventura?

Apachetas

If there is something that human beings like, it is to leave their mark on the places they visit. This has been happening for at least 500,000 years. Engravings, stone mounds, graffiti, and a great variety of ethno-cultural manifestations had their reason and meaning in the past.  However, the actions of people who are disrespectful […]

Ecotourism in Fuerteventura

Traditional tourism, increasingly overcrowded, is losing ground to tourism that aims to get away from the noise and reconnect with nature and with oneself  Fuerteventura is being considered as one of the best enclaves where you can not only disconnect from the frenetic pace of the big cities, but also offer you the opportunity to […]

Fuerteventura by bus

Estación de guaguas

Fuerteventura is a very popular island. The more than 2 million tourists who arrive annually on the island corroborate this. If you are an active traveler and you like to get to know the unique landscapes of the island, the best option is to rent a car.  However, you may be wondering if it would […]

The Canary Latin Sailing (Vela latina)

Vela Latina

If you search in the RAE (Royal Spanish Academy) the meaning of “Vela latina” will return the following result:  “Triangular sail, spanned in entena, which is usually used by small boats”.  However, those two words (Vela Latina) in the Canary Islands have a deeper meaning. They are synonymous with tradition, sport, camaraderie and rivalry. It […]

Sport events in Fuerteventura

Deportes en Fuerteventura

  Sport events have recently become an excellent claim for tourist destinations, such as Fuerteventura, to be discovered by a wider and more diverse public.  Fuerteventura, in addition to having some wonderful beaches, is also known for being one of the best places in Europe for practicing water sports, and for having an ideal landscape […]

Fuerteventura: The island of the wind?

Vela Latina

When landing on our island, the wind is usually the first to welcome us. So we think that the meaning of its name is closely related to the wind. But we have already seen in other articles, that it has nothing to do with it!  The truth is that Fuerteventura has earned a reputation for […]

Nicknames or popular names of the towns of Fuerteventura

Corralejo

The nicknames of people born in a certain locality, have served since ancient times to make jokes and little songs. Many of them are sung at village festivals and have an ironic, burlesque or sarcastic character, displacing, in many cases, the official name. Nicknames often have a metaphorical meaning. Their origins have become so rapidly […]

Where to observe and photograph stars in Fuerteventura?

Nocturna en Triquivijate

Clear skies and spectacular scenery are all you need for an experience that combines science and fun.  Fuerteventura offers such clear and clean skies that they allow stargazing, almost anywhere on the island. Due to its purity, low cloudiness and light pollution, Fuerteventura was designated, in 2015, Starlight Reserve. The foundation that grants this certification […]

Books set in Fuerteventura

Libros ambientados en Fuerteventura

The singer Carlos Cano said in one of his songs: April to live, April to sing … This month is also the month of literature since April 23 was established as “World Book Day”.  There is a belief that Miguel de Cervantes and Willian Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616. However, neither of us left […]

Fuerteventura: a mix of cultures

Multiculturalidad

Fuerteventura is one of the most visited Canary Islands. The open character of its people, and its privileged coasts, surely have a lot to do with the fact that millions of tourists decide to spend their vacations here or, as it has been happening lately, teleworking. The color palette that defines the Majorero landscapes is […]

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