Travel Blogs from Majorca, Spain and Canary Islands

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It's Always Sunny in Mallorca, Majorca, Spain travel blog

It's Always Sunny in Mallorca

A travel blog entry by daveaway

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What can I begin with here? It is such a relief to be really enjoying myself. I finally left the UK for sunny Spain, and I won't look back from here after having the time of my life. But first I spent a few days in Wales. Cardiff was a very nice city. ...

Valley of the Fallen., Valle de los Caídos, Spain travel blog

Valley of the Fallen.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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If you want to read about this place I suggest you just check out this link All I have to say is that I can recommend Johana's homemade Paella before heading ...

Southwestern Winds, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Southwestern Winds

A travel blog entry by zento

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... . Close to Palma there was a beach town called S'Arenal, where the beaches weren't small coves as we had seen so far in Majorca, but rather the long stretches of sand found in other coasts of other countries. Curious by a change of scenery, we sped off in ...

The new job, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

The new job

A travel blog entry by zento

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... only a month ago we were working for USA's largest telecommunication company; Ed leading a team of disconnection techs and I providing third level production support for the IT Department. The contrast was just hilarious. The night progressed and as ...

The Island of a Thousand Faces, Valldemossa, Mallorca, Spain travel blog

The Island of a Thousand Faces

A travel blog entry by zento

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Deep within the Tramuntana mountain range of Northwest Majorca, lies the romantic village of Valldemossa, deemed the most beautiful place on earth by Frederic Chopin. Having heard so much about it, we were all eager to visit the place, and find out just ...

Resigning, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Resigning

A travel blog entry by zento

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... unlike his egocentric beliefs, is not his success and wealth, but rather his cocky and pretentious manner, his drug-related reputation, and his general despicable self. This is what makes people not like him. My problem with him was that most of ...

House guests, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

House guests

A travel blog entry by zento

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... like Ed and I, but I can only hope we get along as well as they do in 5 years. Alex is more laid back and easy going, a very quietly observant guy, contemplating each word that one says. The kind of person that has gives you his undivided attention ...

Starting again...., Son Serra, Spain travel blog

Starting again....

A travel blog entry by zento

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... told me about the amazing experiences he'd had in the West Indies when staying with a group of Rastafarians, eating roots and drinking herbs, sleeping in beaches and bathing in the sea. Sandra had a horrible migraine which rendered her practically ...

Mystery Coves, Cala S'Almunia, Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Mystery Coves

A travel blog entry by zento

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... the first time I came here. Pat and Wally had a quick swim in the water, dodging the transparent jellyfish floating about. Ed and I watched from the rocks as the water was too cold for us now. Perfect water temperature had come and gone in ...

Rescue Squad, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Rescue Squad

A travel blog entry by zento

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... understood why people insisted I visit Palma. It's a gorgeous city. It had a touch of Medieval with a hint of Mediterranean and a pinch of Cosmopolitan. White yachts dominoed side by side in the huge marina, the next bigger and fancier than the last. ...

Hanging out with the guys...., Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Hanging out with the guys....

A travel blog entry by zento

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... of the Hotel's staff came over to sit down. I was suddenly surrounded by Belgian, German, Portuguese, English, Argentine, and Spanish people, all speaking in different languages, all laughing together and creating an easy-going atmosphere I instantly ...

Off to the Mediterranean..., Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Off to the Mediterranean...

A travel blog entry by zento

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... to help us with the load we said goodbye to my mom. Saying goodbye to the other half of my family here in Spain was just as hard as in Buenos Aires, and we all cried just as much. I assured my mom we were going to take care of each other and after she ...

Stormy Days, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Stormy Days

A travel blog entry by zento

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... . We witnessed the first electrical storm just yesterday night, when sitting in our terrace watching the blinding show of lightning flashes and rumbling thunder. We wanted to walk up to the lighthouse to watch the storm above the open sea, but the ...

A great little town, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

A great little town

A travel blog entry by zento

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... visited him yesterday at Bernie's, where he's staying, and he seemed happy to be here even though his flight was a complete nightmare. Bernie and I drove him around Porto Petro and Cala d'Or to show him the sights. He was pleased with what he saw and I ...

Hiking Mallorca - Serra de Tramuntana, Palma, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Hiking Mallorca - Serra de Tramuntana

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... contains two luxury hotels. Rich foreign home owners alledgedly include some pretty wealthy individuals -  Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones,  Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Branson amongst others.  Property prices here reflect ...

Meetings, Palma, Spain travel blog

Meetings

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... to be, I wanted to see a peregrino who we had spent time with, so I looked at flights to France, Portugal, Holland, Germany and Spain, and then it hit me. Mallorca, home of the Argie and Mallorcan who we had walked with during the il Primitivo trip. I ...

The end of Summer, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

The end of Summer

A travel blog entry by zento

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... here and like I mentioned in the previous entry, neither of us are impressed with the way things have turned out, job-wise. So for now, the rest of our time in Majorca until the end of September will consist of lazy beach days and fun-filled Cave ...

A Spontaneous Outing, Cala Llombards, Spain travel blog

A Spontaneous Outing

A travel blog entry by zento

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... walls of sandy colored rocks that towered over the water were layered with small fishing cabins which, as is typical in Majorca, have green front doors. Further above some beach houses were visible with sun terraces overlooking the water. The highest ...

Ed's Birthday Bash, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Ed's Birthday Bash

A travel blog entry by zento

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... German friend, Stephan, off his head, but present nonetheless. We stayed there to watch the Cuban dancers hit the dance floor, and I saw something I never thought I'd see: Ed dancing to the Latin rhythms. I bounced around the bar talking to people and ...

A note on freedom, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

A note on freedom

A travel blog entry by zento

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... being able to withstand rain or gray days for too long. But lately I had learned to despise these hot cloudless days which characterize Majorca. So when something that used to make me happy all of a sudden started making me miserable, it was time to make ...

Sultry Reflections, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Sultry Reflections

A travel blog entry by zento

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... 's why starting tomorrow I plan on getting back to my active routine of walking, sightseeing, tending to the apartment, laundry and cleaning (I never thought I'd say that....EVER) and most importantly, looking for a quiet part time job that will give me ...

Abiding in a small Spanish town, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Abiding in a small Spanish town

A travel blog entry by zento

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... restaurants where they serve Paella menus for € 6 or free buffet for € 8. World cup flags were being hung everywhere, and although one would think Spanish flags would be he norm here, German and Dutch flags were what I most saw. This whole ...

The Unexperienced Mariner, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

The Unexperienced Mariner

A travel blog entry by zento

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... . My sea sickness was not getting any better and the impulse to start throwing up inside the entire boat was becoming stronger and stronger. I completely forgot about the pain in my arm just wanting to get back into dry land. I definitely needed more ...

New surroundings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

New surroundings

A travel blog entry by zento

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... we went. I fumbled through the Young Ladies Clothing section while Ed followed, at first excited, then growingly impatient and bored. After I made my extensive selection and paid for everything, we went downstairs to the supermarket where our mouths ...

Sun and Sea, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Sun and Sea

A travel blog entry by zento

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... , flags and clogs. And we did the unthinkable. We walked in with our opposing colors. Surprisingly, we were greeted happily, and a few people even wanted Argentines and Dutchmen in a picture which Ed ended up taking. Eventually it was time to head ...

Leaving Mallorca, Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Leaving Mallorca

A travel blog entry by zento

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So the time has finally come to leave the island. After 4 months and everything we went through, it has been quite the experience. It was a bizarre summer...yeah... bizarre is the word because it neither has a good or bad connotation, it's a neutral word ...

A familiar visit., Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

A familiar visit.

A travel blog entry by zento

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... after a more than satisfying night. The next morning my family was heading back to the peninsula to tour the northern beaches of Spain. Even though I was shattered they couldn't stay any longer, I begged my Dad to change the reservations and stay a few ...

"Can I take your order?"

A travel blog entry by zento

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... contact with the people. I am amazed at how open and generous people can be for giving them your best service, your shiniest smile, and your wittiest chit-chat. Daniella, the cook's help, the sweetest Italian woman on earth, speaks to me as if I knew ...

The Cave Bats, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

The Cave Bats

A travel blog entry by zento

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... , rotten, electro-house music which made me flip out. He played the exact kind of dark beats I loved. Cheering him on and feeling completely E-levated, I looked around and realized no one was really dancing except Bernie, Ed and I. Everyone else was kind ...

Of Burglars and Supermarkets...., Manacor, Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Of Burglars and Supermarkets....

A travel blog entry by zento

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... Visa International and the Police was over and done with, we walked around old town Manacor, where the old cathedral stood tall and mighty. Surrounding the cathedral were empty streets filled with closed stores and bars. To take the edge off, I admired ...

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