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CESAR, THE HERO

CESAR, THE HERO

Coming home from a two-day holiday on Tenerife last week, we were struck (again) by the wonderful influence Cesar Manrique has had on Lanzarote, especially in the north of the island and Haría in particular. Tenerife is a beautiful island with astonishing variety but, in the recently-developed parts of the island, the mish-mash approach to… Continue

Jameos del Agua

Jameos del Agua

Dining in an art museum is not what one would expect during a holiday in Lanzarote, an island blessed with sun, sea, sand… and culture. It´s a tough task determining a favourite from the many spectacular César Manrique attractions in Haría, the north of Lanzarote but, Jameos del Agua is not only spectacular but houses a… Continue

Cesar Manrique, The Saviour of Lanzarote

Cesar Manrique, The Saviour of Lanzarote

Today César would have become 97 years old and oh how the island of Lanzarote misses him. Especially here in the north of the island and in particular Haría where he spent his final years. The house where he last lived is now a museum and on a daily basis, his admirers from all over… Continue

Cesar Manrique pt one

Cesar Manrique pt one

This wonderful man had seen the world as an artist and architect of international repute and could have seen out his days in New York or Madrid but instead chose the prettiest village in the Canary Islands, Haría. Continue

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