Barcelo Hotel Formentor
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBarcelo Hotel Formentor Port de Pollenca
dejligt hotel i Alcudia med en fantastisk strand foran
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... incentive to get out there, and enough to time to burn it off on the way back :) PS while I would have liked to sneak away with such a beautiful pie, there was no way it was going to fit in my back pocket for the ride home... Nor would I likely have been able to out-ride some of the speed demons that are in the group to maintain possession of this prize for long once we were back out on the ...
A true day off, I hooked up with three other peeps to travel the island a bit. There was an additional optional ride to Sa Colabra with some seriously crazy hills that we decided we'd see what the route was like and perhaps encourage some of the folks along. In total, the first climb was 800m, and the second was over 600m in height- I think I'll wait until next year :) That said, it was beautiful scenery and something definitely worth seeing. I'll let the photos speak ...
A couple hills and a coffee stop, not much to report today aside from another lovely day of riding. We passed many an almond tree, one of Mallorca's key products along with lemons, oranges and apricots. The coffee stop in Bunyola coincided with their feast day for their patron Saint Mateu. Song, dance, piñata-like activities for the kids, and a a parade through town with bagpipes for all the villagers was quite the sight, and it looked like everyone was ...
... 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. ...
... up and therefore lovely places do not benefit from cruisers who like to anchor.
We found a lovely cove where there was a tributary which we took up. We thought we'd be the only ones there but sadly soon another yacht joined us. Because of the narrowness of the tributary we dropped our kedge anchor.
In the evening enjoyed another wonderful sunset and BBQ and listened to the sound of cicadas slowing softening with the loss of sunlight.