Lanzarote - Joe Morgan

When I first told people I would be going to Lanzarote, I got two reactions; one, ‘You’re going to the wrong island mate, Gran Canaria is a little further west’, and two, ‘But there’s not much there, is there?’

To answer those reactions, now that I’ve been to the Canary island off the coast of Morocco, is again twofold: the first, I know what the Yumbo is like, enough already, and two, there is definitely stuff to do in Lanzarote.

While it has this repuation for being a giant pile of volcanic rubble, it is actually an island with far more to say than that. Like Shakespeare and Stratford, the Beatles and Liverpool, Lanzarote is devoted to its forefather Cesar Manrique. He was a 20th century artist who used the island as his canvas. He moulded and shaped the lava, the very ground, into scuptures and other forms of art.

By Joe Morgan – Full Story at Gay Star News | Canary islands Gay Travel Resources

This post originally appeared on the Purple Roofs Gay Travel Blog.

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