Author Topic: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?  (Read 727 times)

Offline TamaraEnLaPlaya

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Driving to and fro Tindaya/Corralejo over the last couple of days I've seen 14 empty flatbed trailers parked by the side of the road from the roundabout towards La Oliva. Now a very large crane has appeared out in the countryside between there and the new dual carriageway. There has been a rough access road to that area in use over the last couple of months - I've seen odd lorries disappearing down that way from time to time. Any idea what is happening over there?

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 07:37:13 am »
Hi, yes it is very strange. I'm not absolutely sure that it is a crane; it's far too upright, but not perfectly upright!!  It is also far too tall - at it current height, it would be ideal for building a multi storey block of flats, say 14 floors high (and I'm pretty certain that hasn't been approved).

I'm wondering if it might be a drilling rig or perhaps a winch for moving lots of equipment around the site.

Unfortunately, I can't see where would be a good vantage point to get a good view (nose) on what's going on.  There is never a drone around when you want one!!

Any ideas or suggestions on what the hecks going on?

Tom.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 08:43:10 am »
We first noticed large sections delivered last Thursday on our way to Rosario, and recognised the large centre of a wind turbine rotor.  Will be interested to see if this is a one off or a wind farm?

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2018, 09:06:35 am »
Jeez I’d hate to live next door to any of you lot.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 11:26:10 am »
we would rather have a leprosy colony next door than you  >:( >:(

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2018, 11:40:46 am »
I heard a rumour it was a new missile testing site for N. Korea.  ;D

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« Last Edit: May 16, 2018, 12:36:11 pm by Logitechtom »

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2018, 12:30:29 pm »
we would rather have a leprosy colony next door than you  >:( >:(

That’s easily cured nowadays  but nosey neighbors go on forever. I have a picture of you Malabu in my mind. All day pajamas and a mug of tea in one hand and a cigarette in the other keeping both eyes on your neighbors.
If something unfortunate happened to one of them the story would be over the bingo hall that night.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2018, 12:37:49 pm »
I love to see the transport of the parts of a wind turbine. Especially the wings.
Must be great watching the transport boarding and unboarding the ferry.
Or do the turbines and the roadtransport come by ship?

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2018, 12:56:34 pm »
Best guess it is a large yellowy thing otherwise known as a temporary tower for supporting overhead lines until they can be transferred to the main tower (pylon). I thought it might be a sky cradle to span the motorway so that the road needn't be closed while they pull the conductors up but realised that this is Fuerteventura so closing the motorway is not a problem lol.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2018, 13:05:18 pm »
we would rather have a leprosy colony next door than you  >:( >:(

That’s easily cured nowadays  but nosey neighbors go on forever. I have a picture of you Malabu in my mind. All day pajamas and a mug of tea in one hand and a cigarette in the other keeping both eyes on your neighbors.
If something unfortunate happened to one of them the story would be over the bingo hall that night.

Dont where PJS, dont drink tea, dont smoke, dont have neighbors, only have one eye,  dont play bingo all thats for people like you
so enjoy your sad little life,
 

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2018, 14:13:19 pm »
we would rather have a leprosy colony next door than you  >:( >:(

That’s easily cured nowadays  but nosey neighbors go on forever. I have a picture of you Malabu in my mind. All day pajamas and a mug of tea in one hand and a cigarette in the other keeping both eyes on your neighbors.
If something unfortunate happened to one of them the story would be over the bingo hall that night.


Dont where PJS, dont drink tea, dont smoke, dont have neighbors, only have one eye,  dont play bingo all thats for people like you
so enjoy your sad little life,

So you go commando
That’s fine, I’ll keep an eye 👁  out for you.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2018, 14:40:05 pm »
we would rather have a leprosy colony next door than you  >:( >:(

That’s easily cured nowadays  but nosey neighbors go on forever. I have a picture of you Malabu in my mind. All day pajamas and a mug of tea in one hand and a cigarette in the other keeping both eyes on your neighbors.
If something unfortunate happened to one of them the story would be over the bingo hall that night.


Dont where PJS, dont drink tea, dont smoke, dont have neighbors, only have one eye,  dont play bingo all thats for people like you
so enjoy your sad little life,

So you go commando
That’s fine, I’ll keep an eye 👁  out for you.

Be careful someone does not poke it out.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2018, 14:42:09 pm »
we would rather have a leprosy colony next door than you  >:( >:(

That’s easily cured nowadays  but nosey neighbors go on forever. I have a picture of you Malabu in my mind. All day pajamas and a mug of tea in one hand and a cigarette in the other keeping both eyes on your neighbors.
If something unfortunate happened to one of them the story would be over the bingo hall that night.


Dont where PJS, dont drink tea, dont smoke, dont have neighbors, only have one eye,  dont play bingo all thats for people like you
so enjoy your sad little life,

So you go commando
That’s fine, I’ll keep an eye 👁  out for you.

Be careful someone does not poke it out.

With their nose 👃

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2018, 15:20:38 pm »
Jeez I’d hate to live next door to any of you lot.

says the most hated little man in fuerteventura . . . . . . . . . .

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2018, 17:31:16 pm »
They are erecting wind turbines according to the local press.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2018, 17:06:51 pm »
The big yellow thing is a crane so nowt to do with leccy.
Clearly the story about wind turbines is a cover story for a nuclear missile site.
Followed a large section of missile onto the motorway this afternoon.😂😆

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2018, 17:24:25 pm »
I can imagine  the headlines in the Daily Mail,
" Big erection in Fuerteventura, Chav British tourists are blamed"  or maybe
" Big erection in Fuerteventura ex pats believe its Europe giving the two fingers to the Royal Wedding."   
« Last Edit: May 17, 2018, 17:26:03 pm by dagwood »

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2018, 17:52:19 pm »
Your thinking of The Sun headlines.

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Re: What's going on near the new Tamaragua/Lajares roundabout?
« Reply #19 on: May 17, 2018, 19:46:22 pm »
Your thinking of The Sun headlines.
One each