Travel Blogs from Palma, Spain and Canary Islands

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Southwestern Winds, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Southwestern Winds

A travel blog entry by zento

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... built around a set of old stone fortress walls. The views up there were staggering and we could see most of old Palma, the harbor, and the cathedral. It soon became time to leave and we headed further southwest toward the little hotel towns up in the ...

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 ...

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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... across the bay through a forest of masts. From a jetty opposite the Auditorium theatre, excursion boats offer tours of Palma Bay. Keep going, and eventually you reach Club de Mar with its luxury yachts. Just beyond here is the commercial ferry port, where ...

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 ...

New surroundings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

New surroundings

A travel blog entry by zento

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... enable us to expand our confinement outside of the Porto Petro boundaries. That's why today we rented a car early in the morning and decided to go to Palma for the day. We awoke at 8am to pick up our Toyota sedan and by 10am we were on our way to the ...

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 ...

No Biking, No Sun, But Lots of Playing House, Palma, Spain travel blog

No Biking, No Sun, But Lots of Playing House

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... place to stay. I contacted Miquel a week prior to my arrival. Miquel lives in Colonia Sant Jordi, 50km away from Palma center in a lovely quite beach town predominately frequented by Germans. Miquel provided me with very clear directions on how to arrive ...

Mallorca May Be My New Favorite Spanish City, Palma, Spain travel blog

Mallorca May Be My New Favorite Spanish City

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Of course the day that I am departing Colonia and heading to Palma, the sun is out. With no time to even take a photo, I grabbed the 9:35AM bus to Palma in the nick of time where I was scheduled to meet up with a new friend Juan who I met on a bus from ...

Week 17 (Sidería and Palma de Mallorca), Palma, Spain travel blog

Week 17 (Sidería and Palma de Mallorca)

A travel blog entry by michelleincr

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... anything in my life, usually it is just "undiscovered" in my room! I'm just going to blame all the smoke in Europe (aka Spain) and conclude that it 1) makes me do stupid things, 2) makes me forgetful, and/or 3) is giving me old age/Alzheimer's...take ...

Gypsies, tramps and thieves., Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Gypsies, tramps and thieves.

A travel blog entry by cruising2010

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... the ship for cocktail hour, and sat around the pool listening to Natalie and the HALcats (Holland America Line) singing and playing a mixture of contemporary hits, while we drank our strawberry daiquiris out of brightly coloured, plastic coconuts. Bliss! ...

Les Baléares, Palma, Spain travel blog

Les Baléares

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

On croise au sud des ...

Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Palma de Mallorca

A travel blog entry by caits1286

... them so fluidly communicate to a bunch of local kids in spanish! The big buzz on the island was the opening of the one and only dunkin donuts in spain in palma. The next day all the HC-ers went to see the newly opened DD. It was a taste of home - a mini ...

Mallorca - Tourist Haven, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Mallorca - Tourist Haven

A travel blog entry by graceonthego

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... city on the island, Palma for a day of shopping. The weather was supposed to be overcast on our part of the island, and Palma was just beautiful and sunny. We shopped and explored and walked everywhere. The temperature was pleasant and luckily we ...

Lazy Day in La Palma, Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain travel blog

Lazy Day in La Palma

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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... ; December 7 Lazy Day in La Palma We arrived in La Palma, Santa Cruz Island of the Grand Canary Islands on time. Belonging to Spain we were speaking Spanish again today. Last year we were in Tenerife and we immediately noticed the ...

buckets of sangria, topless beaches, and sunshine, Palma Nova, Spain travel blog

buckets of sangria, topless beaches, and sunshine

A travel blog entry by emily.

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... we got 3 liters of sangria. I spilt one with liz. we had super long straws. it was fun. we then got a drink and it was buy 1 get 1 free. I got 2 long islands. it was a lot to drink. it was around 11 and we had all been up for over 24hrs so we called it ...

CIDADE DE PALMA, Palma de MALLORCA, Spain travel blog

CIDADE DE PALMA

A travel blog entry by pintas

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Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Mallorca

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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Dancing in Palma, Palma, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Dancing in Palma

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Palma is a beautiful city and has a nice attitude about it. You get the feeling that there is mystery, danger or something just lurking around the next corner, but when you round the corner, what you find is yet another party and another group of ...

La Palma ~ island monster ready for action, La Palma, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

La Palma ~ island monster ready for action

A travel blog entry by eltravelbugs

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La Palma~ Known as the 'Green Island', La Palma receives the most rainfall of all the islands providing for lush vegetation, natural springs and small rivers and waterfalls. It is also home to the world's largest crater (over 5 miles wide), which offers ...

Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Palma de Mallorca

A travel blog entry by lbg.jacameron

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... .  We could have taken a tram ride here around the port but we decided we would head back to Palma and have a quick look at the Gothic Quarter and Spain’s second largest Gothic-style cathedral, La Seo. Greg and Lee dropped all of us off at the ...

La Palma, Playa De Los Cancajos, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

La Palma

A travel blog entry by alisterbunclark

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... them easy. From my horrific first two days when my wheel fell apart, to the killer mountain on day 1 in Spain, the driest days, the hottest, the longest and the hilliest, none of them were easy. And after all that hard work I was finally going to get an ...

Quaint village of  Valldemossa, Palma, Spain travel blog

Quaint village of Valldemossa

A travel blog entry by tplimmer

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We sailed to Palma de Mallorca (pronounced My-YOR-ka) today which is the the Balearic Islands which is ruled by Spain. The City of Palma is the capital city.  We were impressed the moment we arrived by the yachts, palm trees and an ...

Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Palma de Mallorca

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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... into the city found a tourist map and walked the sites. It is not at all like I imagined, it is very historic, very clean and picturesque. We liked in particular the cathedral. I would love to go back there, it seems a very welcoming city. We arrived at ...

Back to Palma--back, back, back to Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Back to Palma--back, back, back to Palma

A travel blog entry by mattador

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... at the public pool here in Santa María, where Miguel lives, and then tonight I'm supposed to meet my friends Vane and Juan for dinner in Palma. Tomorrow I have lunch with Juan Miguel, who was my professor and the director of the Vanderbilt program here, ...

Lug und Trug bei Air Berlin 1. Teil, Palma de Mallorca, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Lug und Trug bei Air Berlin 1. Teil

A travel blog entry by thekurk

Sevilla-Stuttgart Flugdauer 21 Stunden! Dank sei Air Berlin! Eigentlich haette es jetzt ans Boarden gehen sollen in Palma de Mallorca, aber zuerst heisst es, wir muessen noch eine halbe Stunde warten, dann heisst es noch eine Stunde... Boarding findet ...

Azuaga in Easter, Azuaga, Spain travel blog

Azuaga in Easter

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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Easter in Azuaga, Azuaga, Spain travel blog

Easter in Azuaga

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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Mallorca - An Isle of Contrasts (to put it nicely), Palma, Spain travel blog

Mallorca - An Isle of Contrasts (to put it nicely)

A travel blog entry by graceonthego

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... point in time. There was no sign of anything truly Mallorcan in these stores, but I could purchase Native American artifacts and African baskets everywhere (what?). No wonder they all hate us tourists. Hoping to find something that would give us a ...

La Coronada, Guadalcanal, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

La Coronada

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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Malle, Palma, Spain travel blog

Malle

A travel blog entry by dotonic

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