A day in Volcano Land. Lanzarote

Lanzarote travel diary/ Diario Viajero en Lanzarote

We took a ferry from Corralejo, Fuerteventura and in 30 minutes we were in another beautiful island, Lanzarote.

Cogimos un ferry desde Corralejo, en Fuerteventura y en 30 minutos estábamos en otra isla preciosa también que es Lanzarote.

Arrival to Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

   A must see in Lanzarote is Timanfaya National Park, there are many bus tours but we hired a car to visit better the area. The parkland is entirely made up of volcanic soil. The statue "El Diablo" by Cesar Manrique is its symbol. 

Una visita obligada en Lanzarote es El Parque Nacional de Timanfaya, hay muchas excursiones en autobús, pero alquilamos un coche para visitar mejor la zona. El parque está compuesto enteramente de suelo volcánico. La estatua "El Diablo" de Cesar Manrique es su símbolo.

   The greatest recorded eruptions occurred between 1730 and 1736. The volcanic activity continues as the surface temperature in the core ranges from 100 to 600 °C at the depth of 13 metres (43 ft), which is demonstrated by pouring water into the ground, resulting in a geyser of steam which is an attraction for tourists. There is only one active volcano, Timanfaya volcano.

Las mayores erupciones registradas ocurrieron entre 1730 y 1736. La actividad volcánica continúa mientras que la temperatura superficial en el núcleo varía de 100 a 600 ° C a la profundidad de 13 metros, que se demuestra vertiendo el agua en la tierra, dando por resultado un géiser del vapor que es una atracción para los turistas. Sólo hay un volcán activo, el volcán Timanfaya

Access to the park by the public is strictly regulated to protect the delicate flora and fauna but a coach trip around the National Park is included in the entry fee, you can tour the volcanic landscape by this  coach using a road that is otherwise closed to the public. 

The landscape is surreal, it is like you are entering a different planet, the volcanoes are wonderful to see and to learn the history behind Lanzarote is fascinating, the entire park is strewn with volcanic craters, rubble from volcanic explosions.

El acceso al parque por parte del público está estrictamente regulado para proteger la delicada flora y la fauna, pero un recorrido en autobús por el Parque Nacional está incluido en la entrada, este autobús utiliza una carretera que de otra manera está cerrada a la público.

El paisaje es surrealista, es como si estuvieras entrando en un planeta diferente, los volcanes crean un paisaje espectacular y descubrir la historia del area es fascinante, todo el parque está lleno de cráteres, restos de lava y escombros de explosiones volcánicas.

Stunning pannoramas comprising volcanic rubble and lava rock

Impresionante paisaje formado por escombros volcánicos y rocas de lava

                                                             Huge Volcano crater

Volcanic activity continues under the surface of the earth at Timanfaya and generates intense heat. There is a restaurant on site that uses the geothermal heat to grill meat and fish.
La actividad volcánica continúa bajo la superficie de la tierra en Timanfaya y genera un calor inmenso. Hay un restaurante en el sitio que utiliza el calor geotérmico para parrilla carne y pescado.

There are one or two footpaths, and a popular short route where one can visit by camel.
Hay uno o dos senderos y una popular ruta corta que se puede visitar en camello

  Near by we went to El Golfo, a lagoon where the contrast of colours, green lake, black sand & sea makes it unique. The water is green because of the minerals left over from the volcano's active days

Cerca de allí fuimos a El Golfo, una laguna donde el contraste de colores, lago verde, arena negra & amp; Mar lo hace único. El agua es verde debido a los minerales que quedan de los días activos del volcán

Salinas de Janubio, huge area used to produce salt since 1895

Salinas de Janubio, enorme área utilizada para producir sal desde 1895

     By the way,  I bought these clothes just before this trip and they were all a bargain:  Roses T-shirt from Primak (£8), Denim jacket from Bershka (£25), hat from Primak (£6) and my sunglasses from Knockaround.


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Coco said...

Hi Darling,
OMG so amazing pics! Lovely places!!!
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Claire said...

Amazing views! So pretty!

God bless,
XO, Claire

Michaela said...

Wonderful photos! That vulcanic nature looks very interesting. And the volcano gril is funny :D I would love to visit Lanzarote as well!
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alessandra said...

Great pictures and beautiful place!

mybeautrip said...

Qué envidia! Tengo muchas ganas de visitar Lanzarote y con estas fotos... todavía más!

Gabrielle said...

I love how you can see more and more fantastic landscape as far as the eye can see - it seems like worlds and worlds away from where I'm sitting! :)

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Madame Ostrich said...

Your photos are always so amazing. That geyser trick is ridiculous-- I've never been close to a volcano! Take me with you haha!


Unknown said...

Que bonito!

Hannahs Heels said...

omg you're so lucky!! i wish i could do the same? was it very expensive?

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Thestylegalaxy said...

I have been there a wonderful place to go. Beautiful photos by the way.

Unknown said...

What a beautiful place!! WOW

nuria said...

You can get flights Madrid to Lanzarote with low cost companies, there are many pack holidays for good prices as its a commun holiday destination in Europe.

Share a Secret said...

Wow!! Impresionants fotos!!!!


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Dylana Suarez said...

This place looks absolutely magical! Thanks for posting! Id love to someday!


Unknown said...

Looks beautiful. Would love to visit some day!

Samantha x said...

the first image I thought was egypt haha! I love your style and you have some really insiring images, the places you went look so beautiful!

Rhonda Albom said...

What an interesting place. The scenery is beautiful, but it is the water creating the geyser that I think is the most cool.

Miriam Just For Real Girls said...

Alucina con estos paisajes!!!! Me encantan las islas... ♥
Besos desde

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