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Travel Blogs from Pajara
... it was, coming here from Copenhagen! Not just the terrain, language, culture and climate, but everything seems so inexpensive here. Food and drink cost a fraction of what I was spending in northern Europe. Speaking of food, I enjoyed one of the local specialties called “wrinkly potatoes” – papas arrugadas are served with mojo, a sauce made from pureed garlic, oil and vinegar, sometimes with cheese, orange, avocado, paprika ...
... good use. Apart from that though the beach was pretty much deserted, which was probably most unusual.
Exploring some of the streets we discovered another one of those miscellaneous stores selling all sorts of imported Oriental stuff, so once again I was able to go in and buy lots of different kumihimo cords at a bargain price. :-) Then we spotted a bar with free wi-fi, so we went in and ordered a beer each, and I was able to check ...
Our trip is coming to an end and our last port of call is the town of Gran Tarajal on the island of Fuertenventura.We were welcomed on the quayside by a local band, passengers and locals alike dancing and clapping to the rhythms being played.It was only the second time that our ship had visited this town and the residents were genuinely happy to welcome us. Often on cruises ...
We are warmly welcomed at the hotel for our 5 night all inclusive stay. Our room is very spacious with an excellent balcony and sea views. The hotel is set in beautiful gardens.
We spend the next few days relaxing locally and travelling around the southern tip of Fuerteventura.
More to follow!
We head south and travel through some scenic sand dine areas and then through some small roads over and through the mountains. There are numerous volcanoes and lava flows in a variety of colours and contrasts of texture. The small towns are very interesting too, particularly Betancuria which is very pretty with interesting buildings and colourful flowers.
In the evening ...
Other places to stay in Pajara
Sancho Panza, s/n | Playa del Jable, Pajara | 4 star hotelfrom $110
Playa Barca Pajara, Pajara | 4 star hotelfrom $125
Gran Canaria, 13 (Urb. Butihondo), Pajara | 4 star hotelfrom $109
Calle Gran Canaria 2, Pajara | 4 star hotelfrom $248
Avenida Saladar , Pajara | 4 star hotelfrom $84