PALMA DE MALLORCA- LA LONJA EXHIBITIONS- TONY CRAGG-SCULPTURES

  PALMA DE MALLORCA- LA LONJA EXHIBITIONS- TONY CRAGG-SCULPTURES  In one of the most emblematic buildings of the city, LA LONJA, located in the Plaza de La Lonja nº 5 in Palma de Mallorca, is being held until November the sculptures exhibition by the British artist Tony Cragg. The opening times for this amazing exhibition in october and November, is tuesday …

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MALLORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NIEVE & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES

MAJORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NEU & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES Before the establishment of ice factories in Mallorca, this product was obtained on the island from the collection of  the snow falling in the mountains, especially the mountains of the Sierra de Tramuntana. Ice at that time, was a very popular product, it had important applications in …

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BLESSED FATHER SERRA-THE ORIGIN OF HIS NAME “JUNIPERO”-28th AUGUST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH-THE CONNECTION WITH JUNIPERO DE ASSISI AND ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI

BLESSED FATHER SERRA-THE ORIGIN OF HIS NAME “JUNIPERO”- 28th AUGUST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH-THE CONNECTION WITH JUNIPERO OF ASSISI AND ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI August 28th 1784,died at Mission San Carlos Borromeo , located next to Carmel river, near Monterey, our most illustrious Franciscan, Father Junipero Serra the founder of California´s missions. Many are the events that have been organized …

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BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA

BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA Its position parallel to the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains, combined with a slight elevation, allowed the consolidation of large historical pathways, as the axis Palma-Pollentia during Roman times, the Raiguer´s path in the Islamic era, the Palma-Alcudia road in 19th century, and the Palma-Inca Railway in 1875. In Binissalem area …

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“ TOPAZ” YACHT VISITS MALLORCA -THE FOURTH WORLD’S LARGEST PRIVATE YACHT CALLS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA´s – PALMA DE MALLORCA MEGA YACHTS DESTINATION

  “ TOPAZ”  YACHT VISITS  MALLORCA -THE FOURTH WORLD’S LARGEST PRIVATE YACHT CALLS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA´s – PALMA DE MALLORCA MEGA YACHTS DESTINATION This morning everybody was surprised  by the arrival to the port of Palma of a giant of the seas, many of us thought it was a small  cruise ship coming into the port of Palma, but …

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FROM GÜELL TO LLUC- A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA

FROM GÜELL TO LLUC-  A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA The Romans felt the special atmosphere in our Serra de Tramuntana. They named the valley, caught in between some of the highest mountains such as the Puig de Massanella, the Puig Roig, and  the Puig Tomir , “Lucus” …

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COURTYARDS IN PALMA-A WALKING TOUR TO DISCOVER OLD TOWN PALMA AND ITS PATIOS

COURTYARDS IN PALMA-A WALKING TOUR TO DISCOVER OLD TOWN PALMA AND ITS PATIOS The “patio”, any “patio” (courtyard )responds to a basic scheme over which a number of variants can be superimposed, depending on the architectural style to which it belongs. However, the patio (courtyard) has always had an entrance gate or ‘portal forà’ over which the family coat of arms …

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DISNEY MAGIC CALLS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-DISNEY MAGIC WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE. SET SAIL FOR LONG LIFE FAMILY MEMORIES

DISNEY MAGIC CALLS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-DISNEY MAGIC WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE-SET SAIL FOR LONG LIFE FAMILY MEMORIES Friday 12th July, the Disney Magic called in Palma de Mallorca, in one of the two scales that Disney Cruise Line have planned this year in Mallorca, next time that Disney Magic visits Palma will be on August 9th. Disney Cruise Line is …

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DISCOVER PALMA COURTYARDS IN A WALKING TOUR-PALMA PATIOS

DISCOVER PALMA COURTYARDS IN A WALKING TOUR-PALMA PATIOS PALMA HOUSES AND COURTYARDS “PATIOS” Up to the middle of the XX century, the city Palma de Mallorca was the site of one of the most important concentrations of stately homes in the Mediterranean. A long series of historic circumstances, especially socio-economic, caused certain social structures and way of life typical of …

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