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Lanzarote - Playa Blanca, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Lanzarote - Playa Blanca

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... to Lanzarote was to relax, relax and relax. That was exactly what we did. We booked 18 nights in a private villa in Playa Blanca through a website while we were in Beijing a coupld of weeks earlier. We booked the flights via the internet and then ...

Playa Blanca, Playa Blanca, Colombia travel blog

Playa Blanca

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

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... up with our friends the Aussie Kiwi couple, Tim and Flic, in Cartagena the night before we decided to group together and get ourselves over to Playa Blanca, Colombia´s best beach on the isla de Baru, just our slide of Cartagena. At 8am we left the hostel ...

Guns,Pirates, Bad Weather, Sea Sickness and ??????, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Guns,Pirates, Bad Weather, Sea Sickness and ??????

A travel blog entry by bellavita

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... the thousands of dollars damage to electrical equipment than our safety and that we would be held up in the Canary Islands making out insurance claims and repairing Bella. Day 4 woke up to bright blue skies and gentle seas which is how I believe it ...

Boat trip and major wus's   Caroline, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Boat trip and major wus's Caroline

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... was the only one from our family to get in the water, albeit with his wetsuit on. Oliver managed the banana boat, snorkeling and kayaking while I watched from the boat covered up with a fleece ! Cold water and I don't go together well. Another relaxing ...

Retail therapy and SCUBU trial.   CA, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Retail therapy and SCUBU trial. CA

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... they can scoff in one meal and shouting about man versus food! At the kids club the theme was chocolate. When I picked Oliver and cousins up they had their faces painted with chocolate and looked very happy. We asked Oliver if he enjoyed kids club that ...

Tied up in Rubicon, Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Tied up in Rubicon, Lanzarote

A travel blog entry by yachttaboo

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... fantastic island of Lanzarote at 9am local time on 7 April 2011. A much deserved slap up meal & a celebratory mojito followed and then, sadly Jon & Cecily were off to the airport to head back to glamorous Gatwick.  36 hours later old habits ...

We love heights.....NOT !  CA, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

We love heights.....NOT ! CA

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... guilty. Mind you, I was only marginally less anxious! Well it felt good when I finished the course, which took half an hour , and I felt like I'd achieved something . Tim's legs were so shaky as he was climbing down the rope ladder at the end that I felt ...

Beach and pool day.     Caroline, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Beach and pool day. Caroline

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

... so much it was ridiculous. When Oliver lay down in bed to go to sleep,he groaned how full and sick he felt. They must have had about 12 scoops of ice cream each through the day and about as many fizzy drinks. Will they ever tire of eating excess ...

First SCUBU dive for 14 yrs.  CA, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

First SCUBU dive for 14 yrs. CA

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... . The boys are finally getting fed up of eating too much and eating rubbish.... Finally ! They are only managing 2-3 fizzy drinks a day (!) and 2 ice creams !!!!! They even had a bit of salad with their dinner tonight and I'm sure I saw a bit of fruit at ...

Scuba diving (Nicky), Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Scuba diving (Nicky)

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... did the quiz from the day before and the final quiz. We went and did our final that mainly focused on compass navigating. Damian and I found a dead lizard fish which had teeth on its tongue and stuff. After we had our licences sent to grandmas house. We ...

Pool,pool and more pool.  Ca, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Pool,pool and more pool. Ca

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... , to be sure! I save these days in my memory for when I am back at work with 20 patients to see for the afternoon and I'm running behind by 1/2 an hour and then a patient staggers in with chest pain....... The boys have decided to do the open water SCUBU ...

SCUBU start.   Caroline, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

SCUBU start. Caroline

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... ! ) and spent more money in the market before picking the boys up for a walk along the waterfront home.     Nick and Oliver have already completed a pool dive and 2/5 of the book work. Nick struggled a bit taking his mask off for a minute ...

All inclusive bliss-Canaries.  Caroline, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

All inclusive bliss-Canaries. Caroline

A travel blog entry by wrightsofnapier

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... a fab Premier Inn breakfast - man the weight is piling on ! - then onto the plane to Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. We have 2 weeks holidays planned with Tim's sister and family and Olive, Tim's mum. Tim and I have been on a package holiday years ago to ...

Living the quiet life, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Living the quiet life

A travel blog entry by swanning_around

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... modern “holiday” home in a small complex right on the cliff top by the sea front path. It is easy to walk into Playa Blanca (25 minutes walk) west, or across the hills to Papagayo beaches (20 minutes east), and we are only a few minutes from a ...

Aboard Tethys , Marina Rubicon, Spain travel blog

Aboard Tethys

A travel blog entry by kiltaraglen

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... !  We met Cliff and Clair who spend a lot of time abroad each year and stay in Jose's apartment in Playa Blanca.  A great day.  Jose and Tatiana have a lovely son who is now seven months old is called 'Ignacio Valentino' and of course he ...

First (full) day, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

First (full) day

A travel blog entry by jim.p.smith

... 'fire mountain', 'natural wonders' and a show on Friday evening. After this, we walked from our hotel, the H10 Timanfaya Palace into Playa Blanca, where we had a snack before walking back. After returning to the hotel, we sat by the pool for a while (one ...

Local day, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Local day

A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory

We explored Playa Blanca and relaxed on the beach and at the hotel.   Found some interesting restaurants which will be worth investigating ...

Lanzarote, Spain, Lanzarote, Spain, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Lanzarote, Spain

A travel blog entry by katstravel

... called Lanceloto Molocella, occupied it and gave the island his name. In 1402 the Spanish started their conquest of the Canary Islands and Lanzarote was quickly and with very little violence incorporated into the Spanish Kingdom. The conquest of all the ...

Out and about, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Out and about

A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory

We collected the car this morning and an went off exploring the island.   We ventured north westwards found some great places and had lunch at a cafe near the National Park.   In the afternoon went to the Timanfaya National Park and took the bus ...

Trip to Playa Blanca, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Trip to Playa Blanca

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

 Wed 19th January. (Day 3)  Doug arrived at 0930 and launched into the daily brief.As the lads had not done the theory course most questions were directed  towards me.As far as I was concerned I made a good fist at answering ...

Island number 3 and hotel number 5, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Island number 3 and hotel number 5

A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory

We arrive on the Fred Olsen ferry at about 5.35 pm, collect our luggage and hop in a taxi.   We arrive at the hotel and once again are greeted very warmly.    We enquire about upgrades and meal options and are to,d that. Have already been ...

Fabulous, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Fabulous

A travel blog entry by kazzer225

Wooo.......Lanzarote...a beautiful place..and turned out to be a fantastic success. Rained quite a bit though...it was all good ...

rainy lanzarote, Playa blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

rainy lanzarote

A travel blog entry by willcockburn

me an soo in rainy ...

Trip back to Puerto Calero., Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Trip back to Puerto Calero.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

... ;The plan to day was to take the boat back to Puerto Calero.I was not in great form after the incident anchoring yesterday and was inclined to jump ship.Catherine was upset about that so I decided to stay on.After the morning briefing we did a ...

Heading for Lanzarote, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Heading for Lanzarote

A travel blog entry by jim.p.smith

Once at Stansted airport, we checked in and had some brunch in Witherspoon's. Then, after a bit of shopping we went to gate 2 for our flight. We then boarded our aircraft, a Thomson Airways Boeing 737-800, G-TAWC. We are now well on our way (for some ...

Playa Blanca and Friends, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Playa Blanca and Friends

A travel blog entry by wendy60

... and wine supper, bands playing and everyone is asleep!!! It's 9 pm. Oh dear. Not me... Lol x Lovely to see them, and they brought through customs , mince, sausage, salmon, bacon, steak, lamb steak, asparagus . Must of weighed 20kg!! Their hand luggage ...

Glorious day with less wind!, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Glorious day with less wind!

A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory

Windy days have been the norm so we are pleased that today seems a little less windy! We venture into the sea again.....it always seems a bit cold but we do get used to it fairly quickly! Whilst swimming a baby seagull lands on Marjory's ...

Tapas mmm, Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Tapas mmm

A travel blog entry by wendy60

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... , some look like they'd make your eyes water!!! Off to have a sail this afternoon and anchor out of the marina, very posh but expensive. They took the length and beam measurements then added the davit and dingy and anchor on the bow as extra!!! ...

Fun in the Sun, Playa Blanca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Fun in the Sun

A travel blog entry by kiltaraglen

Arrived at Playa Blanca after a twenty minute ride from the airport at about 9.30.  Atlantic Garden Bungalows were very nice and peaceful right on the shore and clean and lovely. What a nice time we had, reading, walking along the promenade which ...

Arica...Relaxing in Playa Blanca., Playa Blanca, Spain travel blog

Arica...Relaxing in Playa Blanca.

A travel blog entry by cluainfia

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Monday 25th July.   We had been to Playa Blanca several times so were very familiar with the area. At this stage we were not sure where Alan was going to leave the boat. He had a bit of homework to do. He had several choices as well as the Marina ...

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