Barcelo Cala Vinas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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I pulled on thick protective trousers, zipped up the back, my hot black anorak, the straps and thick chainsawing gloves...brush cutting here we come. I love the repetitive swing of the machine, it's high pitched whine and the satisfaction of felling triffids! Aubons (porrasa) are about 4' high. A strong fleshy stalks sprout from long green leaves and explode with white flowers. The dried stems can be used to create ...
... marathon so we did this meal twice, the first day eating rosit de city (roast lamb). I still have a very fast metabolism but even I woke up on Monday morning still full of food and having to face the big family do just a few hours later! I jest! The atmosphere was wonderful and I was made to feel extremely welcome in their home, albeit with my limited Catalan/spanish. Several of Seb's siblings and their partners spoke good english so on Monday ...
... and agro-tourism accommodation. Jackie and I walked the long straight road into Sineu this evening, exploring the narrow lanes up to the church and a cafe for chocolate a la taza. It's lovely to have a travel companion again and Jackie and I had a good laugh over a beer in LLoba tonight, setting out on the long straight stretch eastwards this ...
... knocking comically close to my chin, onto the quiet roads leading to Binissalam. It's a pretty 'real' town with a slightly musty smell emanating from ancient wooded doors under Arab arches. The Romans left their mark, but it feels moorish mixed with a contemporary desert town built on a grid plan. The residents are as mixed as the periods of architecture, fair blond haired children dance along dirt roads alongside their olive skinned and black peers. Mallorca is ...
... decked out with bottle green shutters and succulents in flower pots. It was freezing, a sneaky cold wind froze everyone, but a fair few intrepid tourists were there and a warm 'coco de potatas' sprinkled with icing sugar from a cosy bakery helped me to thaw. I sketched, slapping on loose watercolour and doodling freely over the top. Joseph Coll Blandecot exhibition was vigorous, free flowing colour and marks, loosened by 30 years in the studio. His landscapes ...