Fonda de Doña Candelarita: 1st guesthouse Corralejo /// 1e gastenverblijf Corralejo

Fonda de Doña Candelarita: 1st guesthouse Corralejo /// 1e gastenverblijf Corralejo (voor Nederlands: scroll naar beneden!) Have you ever heard of the first guesthouse in the town Corralejo, on Fuerteventura? The guesthouse was run by a woman named Candelaria Álvarez Santana (?-1971). It started in 1941, at the beginning of the Second World War. Spanish…

Women of Fuerteventura // Vrouwen van Fuerteventura: Mariquita Hierro.

Women of Fuerteventura: Mariquita Hierro. Voor Nederlands scroll naar beneden!   In the early years of the economy of Fuerteventura, women were largely excluded from commercial activities. Especially in the 17th century. Thus, women mostly lead the household, for example, cooking and raising the children. Gradually this changed. A significant example of one of the…