Travel Blogs from Cala Ratjada
Friday 24 July
Left the anchorage at a reasonable early hour and headed north. We want to get to Port
Pollensa in the north and tuck away securely before the strong windsforecast set in.Must say the coastline on the east side of the island is just stunning, especially further north you go.
Saturday 25 July
Well the winds definitely blew as predicted. Stayed put most ...
we explored. Later we snorkeled in one of them – really good.
Having enjoyed our dip we decided we were in no hurry to move to the next anchorage so just sat back – took the occasional dip to cool down.
Tuesday 21 July
Explored further the coastline looking at the various anchorages that are available. Sad
to say some of them have been buoyed for the high season which is a real shame as the buoys are generally ...
... and d) fill the water tanks – it would be nice to shower each evening but we need to be conservative with the fresh water especially as we like to anchor and some of the marinas even though they are allowing you to come in to take water charge you not only
for the water but some we have seen allow you stay a max of 2 hours but charge you 9E for every half hour or part there of for the privilege!
Spent most of the day finding / reserving a possible mooring which ...
Friday 10 July
Enjoying this wonderful anchorage – in between dips in the water we're completing
Sitting back watching boats coming and going we watched one yacht drag it's anchor and luckily narrowly missed hitting the rocks big time.
Saturday 11 July
It's time to push on so we took it nice and gently and headed for the island of Formentera. We headed ...
... 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 ...