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We have had a lovely time in Mallorca, Spain.
All the pictures I have seen of this lovely island are chockfull of people! Where did they all go? I felt like we had the entire island to ourselves.
We rented a car for the first few days in Mallorca. Driving the 50 minutes from the airport to the hotel gave way to the realization that this is the island of round-abouts!
Fortunately, the ...
... D'or a few times to drive and explore other beaches and along the way we found a few castles and some caves. Usually when we came across caves or a castle, we could explore most of the site without paying because part of the attraction was free to the public.
We have made a video of our last week in Mallorca. It is split in ...
Last day... Despite not being at school, I think we had to get up even earlier today! We met with Lisa and Andrea and took a taxi to Santa Ponsa to meet John. From there, we began our boat trip to the island of Dragonera, near the north west coast of Majorca. The trip was great - more views of the beautiful Mallorquin coastline, blazing sun and the wind in our hair. We stopped for a swim in the sea en route to the island and had a lunch on the boat - ...
Last day at school... And thankfully Javier made it quite fun! We practised telephone conversations and played Taboo in Spanish which I think was a very useful way of practicing what we had learnt - and was good fun (no Lucking cheating tactics allowed!). At the end of the lesson, I was handed my certificate -140 hours of lessons! My progress is apparently just higher than a GCSE in Spanish - so nowhere near fluent, but not bad for 7 ...
... day as a lot of seaweed had blown in and made the water look a bit black! It was still good for swimming and the waves made it fun. We didn't explore too far from where we parked the car... Which might not have been such a bad idea, as apparently various parts of the beach are for different "customers"... We were in a quite normal section although did get a few shocks when not concentrating or focussing properly! In the evening, we met with Lisa ...
Other places to stay in Porto Cristo
Cala Mandia / Manacor, Porto Cristo | 4 star hotelfrom $82
Calle Burdils 41, Porto Cristo | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Ctra. Cuevas de Drach, s/n, Porto Cristo | 2 star hotelfrom $37
Ctra Manacor, Porto Cristo | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Carretera Cuevas Drach 31, Porto Cristo | 3 star hotelfrom $78