Monthly Archives: May 2013

PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES

PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES Every year, my parents come to Mallorca to absorb some sun and warmth and forget about the rain and the cold of Belgium. As usually, when they arrive on the island, it starts to rain. … Continue reading

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ARTA CAVES_WHEN THE NATURE SCULPTS-WRITERS AND LEGENDS IN A NATURAL PARADISE

ARTA CAVES-WHEN THE NATURE SCULPTS-WRITERS AND LEGENDS IN A NATURAL PARADISE Mallorca is an island that never ceases to surprise visitors, every place in this island becomes an experience that marks you forever and that leaves a lasting memory. There … Continue reading

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THE QUEEN OF MALLORCAN SAUSAGES “SOBRASSADA”-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY

THE QUEEN OF MALLORCAN SAUSAGES “SOBRASSADA”-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY Its amazing to see how many proverbs have to deal with old  traditions and customs. The Spanish proverb “ a todo cerdo le llega su San Martin” refers to St Martin of Tours. … Continue reading

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WELCOME BACK NCL EPIC- FREE STYLE CRUISES-PALMA DE MALLORCA PORT OF CALL

WELCOME BACK NCL EPIC- FREE STYLE CRUISES-PALMA DE MALLORCA PORT OF CALL Last Saturday May 4th, the Norwegian Epic came back to the port of Palma de Mallorca after one year’s absence. Of course this is are great news for the … Continue reading

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SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS

SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS As everybody knows Sineu Market has been held weekly every wednesday since 1306, by a royal privilege granted by King James II, and over the years it was becoming a reference for the whole … Continue reading

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MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER

MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER-MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITIONS To find the origins of the early giants in Mallorca we would have to go back to the seventeenth century and to the village Soller where we found  the first giant in the procession … Continue reading

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