Calle Lanzarote

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The LZ-10 to Haría

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Just a look at the map gives you some idea of what the road to Haría is like.

The spectacular views of the ocean in the distance are combined with a drop of several hundred metres on one side of a road that is not always wide enough for two vehicles to pass without slowing.

Here is a short film I made of a journey along the road last year.  It does not contain any sound:

That said, the road is sometimes used for racing:

Cars that should be scrapped, but are not

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Megawelle reported last week that 1,000 unused cars were found on the streets of Arrecife last year. They should have been scrapped but were probably dumped there instead.

Perhaps this car that I spotted in Puerto del Carmen last year suffered the same fate?


The mayor of Arrecife now wants to warn residents against this practise, saying that it is detrimental to the image of the town.  I shall be interested to see on my next visit how successful he has been.

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