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Last days in Mallorca and the Ferry Ride to Barcelona, Spain

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2013

Our last two days on Mallorca were spent in Palma, the capital city. It’s a modern city with every convenience you would expect anywhere, a lot of wealth, thousands of yachts in the harbor, and ancient buildings and cobblestone streets in the midst of…

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Cala Figuera, Mallorca, Spain

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Calla Figuera is in the southeast of Mallorca. It’s a tiny town that is sleepy throughout the year and swells with tourists (mostly German) in the Summer months. It’s most notable and spectacular features are the inlets from the sea filled with crystal clear blue water and…

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Santanyi Saturday Market. It’s all fun and games until…

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013

We take the bus, leaving Cala Figuera at 9 AM, to Santanyi, Mallorca for the market (Cost = 1.5 euros each). We find ancient, narrow, cobblestone streets with vendors selling everything from fresh produce to Senegalese…

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A Little Journey: Cala Rajada to Manacor to Felantix to Cala Figuera, Mallorca Spain

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013

We wake early to catch the 9 AM bus leaving Cala Rajada. Public transportation in Eastern Mallorca is not easily negotiated for a tourist. Jamie, being great with maps, figures…

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Exploring Cala Rajada, Mallorca, Spain

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Another day of gorging on a “complimentary” breakfast. I can barely walk the two flights of marble steps to the dining room due to muscle fatigue. Jamie is doing better. We spend most of the morning in bed, trying to heal from the previous two…

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Walking Colonia de Sant Pere to Arta to Cala Rajada

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Today started with breakfast at our overpriced accommodations. Since it was included in the price, we did our best to gorge ourselves in preparation for another long day of walking. Our plan today is to get to Arta and what stands…

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Discovering Mallorca by Foot – Ca’n Picafort to Colonia de Sant Pere

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A few days ago I had the idea that we should walk Mallorca’s Eastern coast by foot and see where we end up. No advance reservations. We planned to take off by 7 AM this morning, but that did not take…

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Lots to tell. Lots to tell.

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2013

We’re alive first and foremost and have had an incredible week walking  and exploring the coast of Mallorca.  We are now in Cala...

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Lazy Sunday

Posted on Sunday, April 14, 2013

Today, we did absolutely nothing but lie on the beach.  That made us tired so we took a nap.  It was...

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Walking to the West – Ca’n Picafort, Spain

Posted on Sunday, April 14, 2013

Jamie really wanted to have a fish “pedicure” and I am not one to deny people pleasure. I was curious about it myself, so despite the ridiculous price, we tried it. Essentially, you put your stinky feet in a tank of “Garra Rufa” fish…

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