Monthly Archives: May 2017

Crosby Rambling Club visits Staveley.

I’m back in England and its time to get my boots on and go for a walk. I also needed long trousers and a fleece. It felt quite cold compared to Mallorca. I went up the Lake District with Crosby … Continue reading

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El Firo 2017

May 15th. It’s the first Monday after the second Sunday in May. In Soller that can only mean one thing – It’s Fiesta Day, El Firo. A chance to celebrate the victory by the Christians over the Moors in 1561. … Continue reading

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Cuber to Lluc.

It was the last full day of my holiday and we set off to walk from Cuber to Lluc following the GR 221. We set out from the Font des Noguera where the signpost indicated that the walk should take … Continue reading

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Es Castell d’Alaro

The climb up to Castell d’Alaro is one of my favourite walks, offering some beautiful scenery, a bit of history and the chance of a pint at the end. We started our walk from KM 11.9 on the Alaro to … Continue reading

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A visit to Raixa

We decided to have a day off from walking and visited Raixa, a country estate situated close to Bunyola. Raixa was originally an Arabian estate but following the conquest of Mallorca by King James 1 of Aragon in 1229 the … Continue reading

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Puig de Tossals Verds from Cuber Reservoir.

My walk today started at Cuber Reservoir and from there I climbed to the top of Puig de Tossals Verds. The summit is at 1115 metres so it is quite a climb and part of it is pathless. But it … Continue reading

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Picturesque Cala S’Estaca.

Today was a fairly easy day, just a short walk down to the picturesque Cala S’Estaca. We drove down the narrow road leading to Port de Valldemossa and after many hairpin bends we managed to find a parking place close … Continue reading

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