Tag Archives: Canary Islands

Clouds Over the Canaries

BAIT AND SWITCH! Those were my indignant words this morning when I swept back theĀ  hotel-room curtains and saw thick cloud cover. After yesterday’s gloating, here and on Facebook, about the fine weather I was enjoying here in Lanzarote, today … Continue reading

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1,001 Uses for Lava Rock

LANZAROTE IS A VOLCANIC ISLAND, which many are, but what’s different about it — as opposed to, say, lush Kauai — is that the last major eruption occurred relatively recently. In September of 1730, Mt. Timanfaya let loose a lava … Continue reading

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We’re Off to Lanzarote

I AM IN FULL-ON PACKING MODE at the moment. This evening, I’m flying to Madrid, and from there to Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, on assignment for a travel magazine. (And sorry, no, I don’t need a research assistant, but … Continue reading

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