from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island in the Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It has many extinct volcanoes.


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  • If you really want beach and more beach you could try Fuerteventura, the most beautiful beaches of Canary island, but there´s only beach there Fuerteventura is near Lanzarote, you could go by ferry in less that one hour, so you could also include Fuerteventura in the packet.

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  • But of the Canaries apparently Fuerteventura is the nicest and least Lager Lager Lager-esque.

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  • Fuerteventura is supposed to be the most beautiful island of them all, although Tenerife with the Teide mountain is also worth visiting .. happyforyou |

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  • The rest of Fuerteventura is interesting if you like lunar landscapes.

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  • Fuerteventura is quite nice, I stayed in the resort town Corralejo at its northern tip and it’s quite decent for a place in the Canaries.

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  • Fuerteventura is beautiful, it’s like being in the desert, nearly no tourists either and it’s got a shipwrecked boat to see – there’s a ferry to Lanzarote, too.

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  • Last month, Contador joined a team training camp on Fuerteventura.

    Alberto Contador heads back to Saxo Bank training camp

  • The first contact with the team in Fuerteventura was very positive.

    Alberto Contador hoping for Christmas miracle

  • Contador recently returned from a two-week training camp with his new Saxo Bank teammates in Fuerteventura and is awaiting the decision about his fate, now in the hands of a four-member panel of the Spanish cycling federation.

    Alberto Contador denies links to trainer accused in doping investigation

  • Contador was spotted by local journalists training in his Astana jersey on the roads of Fuerteventura.

    What’s next in Alberto Contador doping case?


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