THE MAJORCAN SNOW-ALMOND BLOSSOM IN MAJORCA-AMAZING WINTER LANDSCAPES

ALMOND BLOSSON-THE MAJORCAN SNOW Mallorca, late winter, early spring, offers visitors an excellent weather. Are rare occasions when it snows in Majorca, and it´s usually in the mountains of the Sierra de Tramuntana. (declared world heritage by Unesco) But one of the most beautiful images offered in winter, is when almonds flowering, which is popularly known as Majorcan snow. The …

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SANT ANTONI-SINT ANTHONY´S FESTIVITY IN MALLORCA-BENEIDES-ANIMALS BLESSINGS-17TH JANUARY

SANT ANTONI-SINT ANTHONY FESTIVITY IN MALLORCA-BENEIDES-ANIMALS BLESSINGS-17TH JANUARY Today 17th January is Sint ANTHONY´S day, Mallorca Private Tour Guides wants to take this opportunity to congratulate all the Antonios and Antonias. St. Anthony´s festivity has a strong tradition in Mallorca where the famous Beneïdes are held, (animals blessings), people are taking  animals to be blessed. Also in many parts of the …

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SPANISH NATIONAL LOTTERY VISITS MALLORCA/A SPECIAL WINTER RAFFLE/LOTTERY TICKET DEDICATED TO MIRO

SPANISH NATIONAL LOTTERY VISITS MALLORCA /  A SPECIAL WINTER RAFFLE/LOTTERY TICKET DEDICATED TO MIRO Tomorrow, Saturday 11th January, the  national lottery visits Mallorca, Palma will  held in the special national lottery  winter raffle. Ten series with 100000 lottery tickets each, had  been issued, and each lottery ticket is illustrated with the work of the famous painter Joan Miró, as you all …

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NEULES A TYPICAL MAJORCAN CHRISTMAS DECORATION –A REAL ARTWORK-MAJORCAN WAFERS

NEULES A TYPICAL MAJORCAN CHRISTMAS DECORATION –A REAL ARTWORK-MAJORCAN WAFERS If you decide to visit Mallorca by Christmas, these days you will find  in Mallorca , many churches and nativity scenes decorated with the typical Mallorcan Neules. Surely many times we have wondered which is the origin of this peculiar ornament associated to Mallorcan Christmas. Anciently these Neules were edible, …

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LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA

LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA Surely many of us don´t know that Mallorca in proportion is the place in Spain where a larger amount of  traditional nativity scenes are preserved, prabably many of you will be surprised to discover that the oldest nativity scene in Spain, is here in Mallorca in Palma …

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LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA

LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA Surely many of us don´t know that Mallorca in proportion is the place in Spain where a larger amount of  traditional nativity scenes are preserved, prabably many of you will be surprised to discover that the oldest nativity scene in Spain, is here in Mallorca in Palma …

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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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