Category Archives: Food and drink

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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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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On foot in Mallorca.

It’s May and I am back in Mallorca for my walking holiday. Once again I am staying in Porto Soller, an ideal base for walking in the Sierra Tramuntana. After an early flight I am now checked in at my … Continue reading

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Espada and Bananas.

It was the last full day of our holiday in Madeira and we booked a table at the Atlantic Restaurante on the Estrada Monumental for a spot of lunch. The setting was ideal with a table by an open window … Continue reading

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Golden Moments, Afternoon Tea at Reid’s Palace Hotel.

It was our Golden Wedding anniversary, Jean and I had been married for 50 years. What better way to celebrate the occasion than by taking  afternoon tea at Reid’s Palace Hotel in Madeira. Reid’s Palace Hotel opened in 1891 and … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club visits Cartmel.

On Sunday I went to Cartmel in the Lake District with my local rambling club. A major traffic accident on the M6 meant we were delayed for over an hour an we did not arrive there until 11.30 am. I … Continue reading

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