Monthly Archives: May 2008

Soller via the Cami de Rosa

Friday May 9th. The sky is overcast and the weather forecast is for four days of rain. I needed to find a low level walk as the mountains were obscured by clouds. I set out for SollerĀ along the GR 221 … Continue reading

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S’Esclop

Thursday May 8th. S’Esclop (the Clog) lies at the southernmost end of the Serra de Tramuntana and was one of the few peaks on the island that we had not climbed. Although only 927m the walk is on little used … Continue reading

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El Faro, The Lighthouse Trail

Wednesday May 7th 2008. An easy day. I retraced my steps of last Thursday to walk up to the lighthouse at El Faro and then continued along the coastal footpath. After visiting the refuge at Muleta I had an easy … Continue reading

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Sa Rateta, Na Franquesa

Tuesday May 6th. This year we decided to climb Sa Rateta by the route described in June Parkers book " Walking in Mallorca ". Although this route was steeper it is more direct and we thought it may be quicker. … Continue reading

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The circuit of Balitx

Monday May 5th. We joined Barbara, the Hotelliers Association guide for the circuit of Balitx. We started the walk in Porto Soller and followed the road up to the Coll d’es Figuera where we joined the coastal path. We passed … Continue reading

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Soller via the Cami de Castello

Sunday May 4th. Starting at the rear of the derelict Rocamar Hotel in Porto Soller we walked along the GR221 path towards Soller. This path now seems to be well used and we could look across to Es Cornadors and … Continue reading

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Es Cornadors

Saturday 3rd May Cuber to Soller. I was joined by Paul and Krystl for the classic walk from Cuber to Soller. From the parking area at Cuber reservoir we walked along the track to the right of the reservoir and … Continue reading

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Capelleta and Campo

Friday May 2nd. A pleasant walk from Soller along little used cobbled tracks. From the outskirts of Soller I followed the Cami Vell de Balitx climbing up the cobbled trail towards the Mirador de ses Barques. I returned along the … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse Trail

Thursday May 1st From the derelict Rocamar Hotel in Porto Soller I followed the waymarked GR 221 to climb up an old cobbled donkey trail towards the farmhouse at Muleta Gran. The route passed through olive groves and there were … Continue reading

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Mallorca

At the moment I am in Mallorca staying once again in Porto Soller. During the next fortnight I will be doing some of my favorite walks and hopefully discovering some new routes

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