rusty bug

Rusty bug

A piece of artwork on display at LagOmar, Lanzarote (see previous post for a description of LagOmar). I suspect this is the work of César Manrique, but I could be wrong. Back from Oz now, complete with cold! Mostly on family duty while there, so […]

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LagOmar

LagOmar

The outdoor area of LagOmar, Lanzarote (see previous post for a description of LagOmar). The lighting was a little poor that afternoon as it clouded over for a while and rained a little. Damn luck! Right, I’m off to Australia tonight for a family wedding, […]

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causeway

Causeway

Inside LagOmar, Lanzarote, the eccentrically ostentatious holiday residence hewn into the side of a cliff face, which was once the site of a quarry. Built in the 1970s as a “pilot”, its original design and construction involved the talents of architect Jesús Soto and artist […]

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palm tree sunset

Palm tree sunset

As I mentioned in a previous post, we were blessed with some fine sunsets over the Playa Blanca while holidaying in Lanzarote. Though admittedly I have tweaked the colour in this for dramatic effect.

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aborigine 04

Aborigines 4

Last picture of the sculpted Lanzarote aborigines (see my previous post to learn more). This might actually be the fellow in my previous post, but I can’t actually remember! For variety, the processing on this is a little more experimental.

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aborigine 03

Aborigines 3

Close-up shot of one of the sculptures depicting Lanzarote aborigines, known the Guanches or Majo, on display at the Casa Museo del Campesino. See my previous post to learn more.

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aborigines 02

Aborigines 2

Another shot of the sculptures depicting Lanzarote aborigines, known the Guanches or Majo, on display at the Casa Museo del Campesino. See my previous post to learn more.

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aborigines 01

Aborigines 1

Sculptures depicting Lanzarote aborigines, on display at the Casa Museo del Campesino. Thanks to César Manrique (1919-92), a native-born artist and architect who has had a huge influence on the identity of the island, Lanzarote enjoys a surprisingly vibrant art scene for such a small […]

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