Category: Life in Fuerteventura

In this section I will try to give an idea of what life in Fuerteventura is like. What happens, what there is to see and what I like and, perhaps, what I don’t like about living in Fuerteventura.

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    Top 5 Reasons I Live in Fuerteventura

    Here, I give my top 5 reasons for living in Fuerteventura, which I thought might be useful for anyone considering doing the same. My top 5 reasons to live in Fuerteventura 1. Climate It would be hard for this not to be number one on my list of top 5 reasons to live here, particularly…

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    El Cotillo Beaches voted 4th best in Europe

    El Cotillo Beaches El Cotillo beaches have been voted the 4th best beaches in Europe by Tripadvisor in a recent survey. With such a wonderful selection that is hardly surprising I suppose. There are the beaches to the south of the village which have amazing watersports opportunities for surfers, wind-surfers and kite boarders. It is…

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    A walk in the dry river beds, Lajares, Fuerteventura

     A walk in the dry river beds, Lajares, Fuerteventura A walk in the dry river beds, Lajares, Fuerteventura – The Adventures of Oscar and Jenson Oscar and Jenson’s favourite walk is in the river beds near Lajares which are dry for 99% of the year. We often meet Brian, a friend, with his dogs, Marley…

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    Shattered Dreams – Villa Charlotte, Aguas Verdes, Fuerteventura

    Villa Charlotte This villa is a very sad sight and represents a family’s shattered dreams. It is in a wonderful position with amazing coastal views but that may have been its downfall. It was lived in, and probably built by, an English family, possibly from the Liverpool area. It may be that, although they had…

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    The Local Attitude to Dogs

    The Local Attitude to Dogs – Hunting Dogs I didn’t intend my first real post about life here to be negative but this dog just happened into my life on Tuesday night so that set the scene for the first in the “What’s it like to live here” series entitled the local attitude to dogs.…

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    Internet Access in Fuerteventura

    It isn’t that often I find something negative to say about living here but the Fuerteventura internet access is an exception (but read the update). I needed to upload my next video to Youtube last night. After compressing the file to be as small as possible, it became a 400Mb file. I started the upload…

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  • Channel Trailer – JP in Fuerteventura

    Channel Trailer – Welcome to JP in Fuerteventura This is the channel trailer for my Youtube Channel – JP in Fuerteventura. On this website I will include updates on new videos I have posted to Youtube together with any other news or information relevant to Fuerteventura. I shall include videos and articles on: Places in…

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    About Fuerteventura

    Where is Fuerteventura? Fuerteventura is part of the Canary islands which are Spanish governed, and are located just off the coast of north Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. They comprise 7 main islands – Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Palma, La Gomera and El Heirro. It is the second largest of the Canary Islands…

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