La Casita Hotel
Travel Blogs from Caleta de Fuste
I decided a night in Puerto del Rosario might be good for a change of scene and I had an early flight in the morning. I probably should have listened more to what I'd been told, it's more industrial and not so enjoyable. Still it was a transit stop that helped me get to the airport in plenty of time, the bus being much more efficient than I'd expected.
Landing at the airport I quickly found that they only had one ATM and it was out of order and there was nowhere to exchange cash. So rather than getting the bus I was lumped with a taxi.
It was a small bump in what was a chilled five days in the little town of Corralejo in the north of Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands. It's a kiteboarding and surfing paradise so not quite my cup of tea but I really enjoyed the laid back vibe ...
... reveal palm trees and cactuses, now adorned with their springtime blossoms of yellow, orange and pink. (A movie coming out soon, Exodus, was filmed here, the part where Moses crosses the Sinai Desert.)
The name of the Canary Islands does not come from the bird but from the Latin Canariae Insulae, meaning "Island of the Dogs," the name given to Gran Canaria by visiting Romans who found the islands inhabited by a large and ...
... was a variety show featuring each of the guest acts, so we saw the Scottish comedian Ron Dale, singer Jane Beaumont and another singer called Fély Pandez, but no Martin Daniels as they informed us that he’d had to fly home in a hurry due to a bereavement. :-(
We then went along to have our final attempt at the quiz which we didn’t win! Then it was time for the last performance of the cruise in the Coral Club. ...
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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking