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A Walk through Fuerteventura

A book by Honeyguide leader David Collins

Fuerteventura is well known to tourists for its beaches and its windsurfing. But there is much more to it than this.

This book is a passionate account of the island. It is not a guide book but an authoritative account written by someone who really knows the island.

It describes the walk over the mountains and remote desert landscapes of the island, referring in particular to wildlife and places of historic interest, but also including personal anecdotes from visits over more than thirty years.

The purpose of the book is provide an enthusiastic account of the island, its wildlife and history, as seen through the eyes of someone who really knows the island, but always with the educated layman as the target audience.

Pulicaria canariensis raven
Photos from the book. Left: Pulicaria canariensis; right: raven.

Sardinian warbler Sardinian warbler
A male Sardinian Warbler attacking its image in a car wing mirror in the main street in Pájara, on the Honeyguide holiday in 1996 (Chris Durdin). This bird is mentioned on page 97 of the book!

David Collins

"Travelogue, guidebook and wildlife guide: a remarkable
3-in-1." Chris Durdin, Honeyguide Wildlife Holidays

The book has its own Facebook page, also good for information and news about Fuerteventura.

Book details

Published: 10 April 2014

ISBN: 9780957150508

Publisher: Houbara House

Format: paperback, 288 pages.

Illustrations: 16 mono, 16 colour photos (including those on this page).

2020 update: also available on Kindle via Amazon.

Euphorbia canariensis

Euphorbia canariensis

Also by David Collins:
A Birdwatchers’ Guide to the Canary Islands

Map of Fuerteventura

Honeyguide's Fuerteventura holiday

Fuerteventura holiday report 2012 by David Collins here.

cream-coloured courser

Cream-coloured courser (Ray Purser)

Photos on this page by David Collins, unless otherwise noted.

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