Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sa Bassa, Fornalutx and a meal to remember.

18th May 2015. Today, Krystl and I decided to climb the Puig de Sa Bassa, 819m. There are marvellous 360 degree views from the summit. We started our walk from the Area Recreativa at point 42.2 on the MA –10. … Continue reading

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Cala Deia to Soller

17th May 2015                                                                 Panorama at Cala Deia I wanted an easy day today so I decided on the 10k walk from Deia to Soller. I caught the 10.00am bus from Soller to Deia and when I arrived at the … Continue reading

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Caterpillar hunt at Ainsdale LNR

Yesterday was overcast with not a breath of wind. Perfect conditions for Natural History photography do I drove up to Ainsdale Sandhills Local Nature Reserve to see what I could find. I wandered through the dunes and wet slacks and found a … Continue reading

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The Queens wave goodbye to Liverpool

Monday 25th May 2015. It’s 23.00 hours And we are back down on Crosby beach to watch the Queen Elizabeth depart from Liverpool. Earlier there had been a firework display at the pier head and we could see the flares … Continue reading

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El Faro

16th  May 2015 Following the storm out to sea a couple of nights ago large waves were battering the beach at Puerto Soller. Some surfers were taking advantage of the conditions. Needing a more relaxing afternoon, Jean and I decided … Continue reading

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Saying farewell to the queen.

Monday 25th May 2015 This afternoon Jean and I went down to Crosby beach to bid farewell to the Queen Mary 2 as she left Liverpool to sail along the Mersey. The three Queens, the Queen Mary 2, the Queen … Continue reading

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Cuber to Soller via the Cami Vell

We started our walk from the gates at Cuber and walked round the side of the reservoir. It was only 10.00 am but there was not a cloud in the sky and the temperature was already in the 30’s. The … Continue reading

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Circuit of Tossals Verds via Pas Llis

Tuesday 12th May 2015. Today I went on an adventure that was not entirely planned. We drove up to Cuber Reservoir to park by the Font de Noguer. Paul, Greg and Neil set off to do a high level circuit … Continue reading

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Fiesta Day. El Firo 2015.

Monday 11th May 2015. It’s the first Monday after the second Sunday in May and to the people of Soller that can mean only one thing. It’s Fiesta time. A chance to celebrate the victory of the Sollerics over the … Continue reading

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Spring Migration

It’s the beginning of May and the swallows are migrating north to the UK so it is time for me to fly south to do some walking in the Sierra Tramuntana in Mallorca. It is only a two hour flight … Continue reading

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