fuerteventura
Fuerteventura
@ Canary Islands / ESP
< RFC >

Part of 🔗mapping. Also see 🔗canarias !

-> CHT at Fuerteventura, 2020


Last updated:
    20200217 start
    20200224 overview
    20200420 overview




The map

-> Fuerteventura, Canarias (.kmz, .gpx, EDIT)

* !!! TODO Gpx link that works

* Bus line to where we are atm (2020/02/28):
    Busline 6 (.kmz, .gpx, EDIT)




*** Weather <> Map


Current weather

http://www.yr.no/place/Spain/Canary_Islands/Parque_Holandes/avansert_meteogram.png
== current CHT7B-F location!

For more, see 🔗fuerteventura-weather!



Winds 

https://www.windguru.cz/53630
(Puerto Lajas is very near to El Jablito)
Strong wind == 20 knots == 10 m/s == 35km/h == 5bft
Very strong wind == 30 knots == 15m/s == 55km/h == 7 bft


Tides

https://www.tideschart.com/tides/en/Puerto-del-Rosario-(Fuerteventura)-Spain-tides-chart-m.png?date=20200622
https://www.tideschart.com/Spain/Canary-Islands/Provincia-de-Las-Palmas/Puerto-del-Rosario-(Fuerteventura)/
High tide (flooding El Jablito) >2.3m


Fishing

https://www.tideschart.com/Spain/Canary-Islands/Provincia-de-Las-Palmas/Puerto-del-Rosario-(Fuerteventura)/Fishing/



( General meteocharts )
:
    * https://www.wunderground.com/weather/es/puerto-del-rosario
    * http://www.aemet.es/es/eltiempo/prediccion/avisos?w=hoy&a=can :
        AEMET Weather Alerts!
    * https://tides4fishing.com/es/islas-canarias/puerto-del-rosario-fuerteventura
    * https://www.fuerteventuraplayas.com/meteostation/indexDesktop.php
    * [...]

Unknown quality:
    * https://www.gismeteo.com/weather-fuerteventura-10956/2-weeks/
    * [...]









*** PUBLIC TRANSPORT


Airport

* Located ~5km from capital Puerto del Rosario
* Also known as "El Matorral"
* FV-2 is main road and connects the airport with the rest of the island
* destinations from the airport: http://www.aena.es/es/aeropuerto-fuerteventura/destinos-aeropuerto.html
* [...]



Bus

Public bus company is Tiadhe: 
    https://tiadhe.com/en/home/



Getting from the airport by bus

"Not all areas are well-connected to the Airport by Bus. However, both Caleta de Fuste and Puerto del Rosario are very-well connected to the Airport with regular buses running between 7am and just after midnight everyday (Route 03)."
https://www.fuerteventuraguide.com/fuerteventura-bus-routes-and-timetables/






*** PLACES


Beaches

http://www.visitafuerteventura.com/guia%20de%20fuerteventura/playas%20fuerteventura/images/playas_de_fuerteventura.jpg

* Jandia
    some of the most popular in Fuerte
    south end of the island
    bit warmer water...

* Gran Tarajal Beach
    * mid-SE on the island
    * public shower
    * toilets
    * bus connection
    * parking 15m from beach (to camp?)
    * "urban & non touristy"
    --> 28°12'42.1"N 14°01'08.7"W
        
* La Concha Beach
    * NW of the island
    * public shower
    * toilets
    * parking 200m from beach (to camp?)
    
* Las Playitas Beach 
    * mid-SE on the island
    * public shower
    * busconnection
    * parking 10m from beach (to camp?)
    --> 28°13'40.2"N 13°59'19.1"W
        
* Grandes Playas Beach
    * N of the island
    * public shower
    * busconnection

* Puerto Lajas Beach
    * mid-E of the island
    * public shower
    * busconnection

* Playa Chica Beach
    * NW of the island
    * public shower
    * busconnection

* other links to check: 
    https://www.beach-inspector.com/en/b/fuerteventura-playa-de-la-concha

______________________

Blue flags are an award for beaches that meet certain standards, covering the following aspects:
    1) Water Quality
    2) Environmental Education and Information
    3) Environmental Management 
    4) Safety and Services

They change by season. A list of current blue flag beaches is here
more info: https://www.blueflag.global/




Camping

__________ tried/visited
:
    1) NW of Corralejo ~ Bajo Amarillo:
        "is some fisherman hut"

    2) North of El Cotillo:
        >d Merge coord <varsha !!!

    3) Playa Escarela

    4) El Jablito


    __________ to try

    * Playa Esquinzo:
        https://www.google.com/maps/place//data=!4m2!3m1!1s0xc47b3a00c5bef8d:0x353389bba135e50a?utm_source=mstt_1
        * South of El Cotillo

    * Playa Cofete:
        * https://www.google.com/maps/place//data=!4m2!3m1!1s0xc477749ea712063:0x89fa5af1166641ca?utm_source=mstt_1
        * Far South
        * ~60km, 20km of that "quite bad dirt road":
            suspension issues ??? #trucko

    * [...]

    * ASK PEOPLE !!!


___________________________________________________

Links:
    * https://verdeaurora.com/where-to-camp-in-fuerteventura/?lang=en
    * [...]





Public infrastructure

* Libraries
 
    Corralejo:
        * Biblioteca Municipal de Corralejo

    Puerto del Rosario:
        * Biblioteca Municipal de Puerto del Rosario
        (180-seat multipurpose room, air conditioning, wifi zone, multimedia room)
        * Centro Bibliotecario Insular


* Showers

    * see "Beaches"
    * [...]


_____________________________

See also:
    * https://fuerteguide.com/fuerteventura-guide/things-to-do/beaches/beaches-with-showers
    * [...]





Shops & Markets

aka "supermercados"

Also see → 🔗markets !

BIG

* Mercadona @ Puerto del Rosario,
    Pol. Ind. La Hondura - Calle los Alisios, 35600 Puerto del Rosario, Las Palmas, Spain
    MON - SAT /  0900 - 2130


MEDIUM

* SuperDino @ Puerto del Rosario:
    Calle Manuel Velázquez Cabrera, 108, 35600 Puerto del Rosario, Las Palmas, Spain
    MON - SAT / 0830 - 2100

* SuperDino @ Villaverde:
    ...


MINI

* Minimercado La Plaza @ Parque Holandés
    NEAR: C.C.Parque Holandes local 21 - 23, 35649 Parque Holandés, Las Palmas, Spain
    MON, WED - SAT / 0900 - 1500 & 1700 - 2000 | SUN / 0900 - 1330 | TUE closed

___________

* Fran y Chemi (vegetables delivery)

* [...] !!!


<--------------------- (new) Fuerteventura Shops



Culture


  * Museums & Art

    * Salt Museum Salinas del Carmen
        2 Barrio las Salinas, Antigua

    * The Sculpture Park
        Puerto del Rosario

    *  Juan Ismael Arts Centre
        Puerto del Rosario
        https://www.arteinformado.com/guia/o/centro-de-arte-juan-ismael-de-puerto-del-rosario-100857



  * Bars

* Coralejo:
    * Corner Rock 
    * Rock Café

* Lajares:
    * Canela
        bar with gigs sometimes (but does not really look up to date)
         http://www.canela-cafe.es/en/
     * The Return Bar



  (CHECK!)

:
    * https://www.spiritoffuerteventura.com/index.php/en/bars-lounges-cafeterias#fuerteventura-north-corralejo-lajares-el-cotillo-villaverde-la-oliva-tindaya
    * [...]

* [...]




Nature & Agriculture

* Botanical Garden: 
    https://jardinbotanicofuerteventura.com/

* Wild Plants Gathering:
    https://www.academia.edu/7183303/Wild_plants_gathering_Canary_Islands

[...]





*** LOG

HERE RIGHT NOW !
See https://next.totalism.org !

20200216 ~8pm David landed here (with a ferry)

20200420 D+L quarantining here !






*** PAD


other people on "autocaravana fuerteventura"

#TOREAD

https://erasmusu.com/es/erasmus-ulpgc-universidad-de-las-palmas-de-gran-canaria/blog-erasmus/capitulo-4-2-paz-y-amor-en-fuerteventura-furgoexperience-islas-canarias-capitulo-23-438491

https://noticiasfuerteventura.com/fuerteventura/una-autocaravana-cae-a-la-playa
news: watch your driving (car slids off cliff...)

http://www.autocaravanasfuerteventura.es/01/modelo-b.html
80€ PD (=500€ PW) for cheapest autocaravana rental. LOL.

https://www.tripadvisor.es/FAQ_Answers-g562817-d679705-t5877149-Es_seguro_ir_con_la_autocaravana_Es_nuestro.html
  1. Playa Cofete has a dastardly deadlyish road! 





WHAT WE NEED ON TOP (OF VAN PILE)

#PACKING

:
    * solar panel + batt box + extender
    * backpacks
    * water
    * [...]







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