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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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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Poppies and lemons

Saturday 12th May 2012. When I set off for John Lennon Airport in Liverpool at 3.00am, the temperature was 6 degrees C. Arriving in Palma at 9.00 am it was 16 degrees. It is now 3.00pm and a gorgeous 24 … Continue reading

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Adventures in Mallorca, Day 10

The weather has changed, it is very windy and cold. We decided to do a walk from Bunyola climbing up to Penyal d’Honor. A lot of the walk would be through woodland and we may find some shelter. We had … Continue reading

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Mallorca, days 8 & 9

On Saturday I had almost a rest day. I just did the lighthouse trail. Back for lunch with plenty of time to relax on the beach. On Sunday it was time for a hard walk and one of my favourites. … Continue reading

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More adventures in Mallorca, Days 6 & 7

Day 6. Galatzo. Today we drove to the west of the island to climb Galatzo. At 1027 metres this was quite a stiff climb especially the final 50 m which was a bit of a scramble, taking me out of … Continue reading

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