Monthly Archives: May 2012

Penyal d’Honor

May 21st 2012. Today was the last day of my holiday and I had planned a long walk from Cuber to Lluc. However I awoke to the sound of screaming wind and waves crashing against the shore. It was not … Continue reading

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Sa Rateta and Na Franquesa

May 20th 2012 Panorama from the summit of Sa Rateta The scene above is my favourite view on the island. Looking down on Cuber and Gorg Blau with the high peaks of Puig Major and Massanella in the background. We … Continue reading

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Galatzo

Thursday 17th May 2012. Panorama from the summit of Galatzo Standing at 1027 metres, Galatzo is the highest peak in the south west of Mallorca and from the summit there are outstanding views over the south of the island and … Continue reading

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Alqueria and the Pas de Sa Fesa

May 16th 2012. It was a dull start to the day and the high mountains of the Sierra Tramuntana had their heads in the clouds. We decided to do a lower level walk starting from Bunyola. Our objective was the … Continue reading

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Cami de s’Arxiduc

Tuesday 15th May 2012 The Archduke’s Trail. In 1867 the Austrian Archduke Ludwig Salvator visited Mallorca and loved it that much that he stayed. He built several large mansions such as Son Marriog and Son Moragues, but  he also liked to … Continue reading

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Fiesta, Porto Soller 2012

So, what’s it all about. On the 10th May 1561, 23 Turkish vessels are sailing round Ibiza to prepare for the invasion of some towns in Mallorca. The Viceroy of Mallorca, Guillen de Rocafull, foreseeing the events, decides to give … Continue reading

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Puig de Tossals Verds

Monday 14th May 2012. Today Krystl and I decided to climb the Puig de Tossals Verds. At 1115 metres it is the highest peak in the Tossals group. We started from the Font de Noguera Area Recreativa near Cuber Reservoir … Continue reading

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