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... 8211; hopefully the photos show some of the wonderful paintings and altars.
Monday 27 July
Not doing too much today – we're basically waiting for the right winds to take us to Menorca.
Wandered around the town a bit more, provisioning and looking for a laundrette. Strangely enough they have laundry services but no auto mats which is quite annoying to say the least. ...
... not required.
We decided that it was ashame not to visit Palma so after we found out that we could stay another night we headed into the town before it got too hot.
The (old) town turned out to be so much better than we had expected. Really interesting with different styles of architecture and quite buzzing.
We visited the palace and the cathedral. In the afternoon we finished the chores we didn't complete yesterday and then went back into the old town for the ...
... that we could see more of Ibiza. Along the way we passed Ibiza Town and we are very happy that we didn't go there – the anchorage didn't look particularly inviting
and the town itself, well, is just one huge resort with wall to wall apartments.
When we arrived at Formentera the anchorage we wanted to take was now full of mooring
bouys, so we headed to the next beach which was full ...
... same time. I was a good five minutes behind them, but I enjoyed listening to them bickering about who had actaully come first.
It's our last day in Palma, and we're off to Chic restaurant tonight at 6.15pm and hope to be back in our room by 7.30pm or soon after as the Gangways close then and we're hoping for a healthy and competitive Mallorca Marathon.
And we've heard a rumour that the ship has been restocked with beer! Deep ...
... and meet the boys with their caps on backwards!
We are looking forward to sailing to Minorca and on to Corsica and Sardinia but for now we are enjoying the sun and the sea and oh, a glass or two of red. Nothing changes!
PS...in Duncan's absence we tried fishing off the stern. Duncan's luck held and we arrived back in port with zero fish....tomorrow we will use Carol's technique and enjoy a fishy supper!