Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Lost Path, Valldemossa to Sa Foradada

The route along the coast from Valldemossa to the peninsular of Sa Foradada is known as the ‘Lost Path’ or Cami Perdua, since a major part of it fell into the sea. A few years ago we tried to reach … Continue reading

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Mountain moods

We awoke to overcast skies but rain was not forecast so we set out to climb Puig des Tossals Verds, the highest of the Tossals group at 1118 m. We parked at the Font de Noguer close to Cuber reservoir … Continue reading

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A trip to the Orient

Not a trip to the far east but a gentle walk in the beautiful Orient valley in Mallorca. We parked in the small parking area in Orient and walked back along the PM-210 towards Bunyola. I do not normally enjoy … Continue reading

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Flowers and Fiesta’s

Hola I’m back in Porto Soller for a few days walking. To get my legs working I am doing the Lighthouse Trail. An easy walk from the rear of the derelict Rocamar hotel up to the lighthouse following the GR221. … Continue reading

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Flying south

Tomorrow is the second Sunday in May. The following day is the first Monday after the second Sunday in May. That means it is Fiesta day in Porto Soller, Mallorca. Once again we will celebrate the famous victory by the … Continue reading

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Tegg’s Nose, White Nancy and a sting in the tail.

We started our walk from the visitors centre at Tegg’s Nose and followed the way marked track to the top of the hill. The area has been quarried since the 16th century and several pieces of machinery remain in the … Continue reading

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Who’s eating all my plants?

During the past two weeks I have been tidying up my garden. It’s been quite colourful all winter with a nice display of cyclamen. But suddenly a lot of them have just wilted and keeled over. I dug a couple … Continue reading

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