Travel Blogs from Porto Petro, Spain and Canary Islands

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The new job, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

The new job

A travel blog entry by zento

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... bought tickets for a town party called Fiesta de San Juan which is a typical Mallorqui party held at the port of Porto Petro. There was food and dancing and singing, and after arriving late but thankfully being allowed something to eat, we stayed for the ...

Resigning, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Resigning

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... -headed owner who is too proud to accept his lousy decisions. A note on the owner, Alberto. He is not a liked man here in Porto Petro or in Cala d`Or. He says it's because he is young and successful and drives a Porsche and has two yachts and people ...

House guests, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

House guests

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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 ...

Rescue Squad, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Rescue Squad

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... I ended up having to drive down to Palma Airport to pick him up since he was stranded there. The last bus to Porto Petro left unreasonably early and a taxi would cost him more than 70 €. We drove the 1 hour drive into Palma where Ross was relieved, ...

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

Hanging out with the guys....

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... 've gone to the beach together for a quick afternoon swim to cool off from the intense heat which is beating down on Porto Petro these last few days. And at dusk we always meet up with Ed at Varadero to keep him company and take a few free beers while ...

Stormy Days, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Stormy Days

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... the couch out into the terrace and comfortably watched as the two stormy bodies moved in from the east and from the west, to meet above Porto Petro. Just after midnight the watery downpour began covering our scenery in a thick fog-like cloud. The ...

A great little town, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

A great little town

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... 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 bet a breath of fresh air from the ...

The end of Summer, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

The end of Summer

A travel blog entry by zento

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The final days of August have taken with it its hoards of tourists, leaving the streets of Porto Petro and the surrounding towns immersed the lazy tranquility of the end of summer. Everyday feels like Sunday: no busy traffic, no bustling pedestrians, no ...

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

Ed's Birthday Bash

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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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... 's how he's earned the respect of the people here which is no easy thing. The Cave has had regular visits from the police and complaints from surrounding neighbors about the bass thumps of the music. We've been trying to sort that out by visiting the ...

Sultry Reflections, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Sultry Reflections

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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

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... that hot. We were becoming more dehydrated by the second but thankfully the steep roads we were climbing suddenly gave way to the Porto Petro marina. It was so quiet here compared to the other towns. A few tourists walked down the sidewalk or sat for ...

The Unexperienced Mariner, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

The Unexperienced Mariner

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I've been enjoying my unemployment to the fullest, and Porto Petro is definitely a good place to enjoy it in. The sky is perfectly cloudless and although it is quite hot, the soothing sea breeze gives you some relief to the heat. The sea is clearer than a ...

Sun and Sea, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Sun and Sea

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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 ...

A familiar visit., Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

A familiar visit.

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After what seemed like an endless wait, my parents and four sisters arrived in Porto Petro this past Saturday to visit. The seven of us hadn't been reunited since last January when my parents moved with two of my sisters to Madrid. The other half was left ...

"Can I take your order?"

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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

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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 ...

Strange encounters....., Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Strange encounters.....

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... although he never clarified what there was to straighten out, as he mostly spoke to the air. Convincing myself I was exaggerating and Ivo was probably out walking to clear his head or something, I went to bed that night feeling nonetheless ...

Aquamarine Coves, Porto Petro, Mallorca, Spain travel blog

Aquamarine Coves

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... who mentioned he practically had no work to do so he asked for the rest of the day off. He drove us around Porto Petro and its neighbouring towns, showed us some amazing beaches, a fortress, an old lighthouse, and the more touristy part of the island ...

September, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

September

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After a long and tiring August, September was welcomed warmly in Porto Petro, especially by the seasonal workers who have now been able to wind down and breathe. It is now decision time for everyone who's come here to work the summer: what to do now? ...

La Cueva Closing Party, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

La Cueva Closing Party

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... me no time to actually absorb what it meant. The arrival of this day, for Ed and I, marked the end of our purpose in Porto Petro, and in Mallorca....and migration time was finally here. The Cave's closing party, held on a Saturday night, wasn't too ...

Getting Lost in Porto Petro, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Getting Lost in Porto Petro

A travel blog entry by zento

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I walked around aimlessly yesterday through the lost narrow streets of Porto Petro, boarding the arid almond tree fields, and as the harsh sun beat down on my head and shoulders, I couldn't help thinking about the change of lifestyle I overwent in such a ...

Night falls, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Night falls

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Night falls in Porto Petro and the usually busy streets with tourists in their beach gear turn into parades of people dressed for dinner. I like to watch them as they walk by, trying decide what restaurant to eat at. The women wear skimpy clothes, trying ...

Photos, Porto Petro, Spain travel blog

Photos

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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