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MALLORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NIEVE & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES

MAJORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NEU & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES Before the establishment of ice factories in Mallorca, this product was obtained on the island from the collection of  the snow falling in the mountains, especially the … Continue reading

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FROM GÜELL TO LLUC- A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA

FROM GÜELL TO LLUC-  A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA The Romans felt the special atmosphere in our Serra de Tramuntana. They named the valley, caught in between … Continue reading

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THE FLIGHT OF THE BLACK VULTURE-TRAMUNTANA-MAJORCAN FAUNA

THE FLIGHT OF THE BLACK VULTURE-TRAMUNTANA-MAJORCAN FAUNA I don’t think I need to explain my devotion to the Sierra de Tramuntana, but I’m not the only person who likes this paradise, declared as World Heritage by the UNESCO. Before I … Continue reading

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MALLORCA_ART AND CRAFTS-LLATRA-ART OF PALMS

Mallorca-Art and Crafts-LLATRA- ART OF PALMS  When Easter comes, our country Spain is full of stalls selling handmade palms with beautiful shapes that later will be sold to be blessed on Palm Sunday. Here in Mallorca, this sector includes not … Continue reading

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IT IS TIME TO RUBIOLS AND CRESPELLS-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY-EASTER SPECIALTIES-JEWISH HERITAGE

IT IS TIME TO RUBIOLS AND CRESPELLS-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY-EASTER SPECIALTIES- JEWISH HERITAGE In the wide Balearic gastronomy, we find sweet recipes made ​​for Easter. As the majorcan Rubiols.  Apparently the Rubiols has a Jewish origin, because of Jewish influence in Mallorca. … Continue reading

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