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... Chris another potential cycling route so he took us up the hill. The steep hillsides were terraced with olive trees and there were also many citrus orchards (I found out later that Soller exported both).
We arrived at the town of Soller before the port. The small town was strategically located a couple of kilometres inland from its port. In the days of old, this was quite a common occurrence as a deterrence against ...
... took about half an hour before we dared venture out and decided we would abort the walk and head back to Ruby.
It has rained for the rest of the day and it is cold. Not impressed!
Thursday 29th May
It rained all night but finally stopped this morning. We decided to go cycling.
Our route took us along a forested valley to the Riner Tower, slightly ruined, next to the Sant Marti church. John climbed up ...
... envisaged that if we continued to walk towards her, she would just get spooked and end up on the road. In a cunning plan, John ducked down into the vegetation on the side of the path, popping up in front of the cow. I then opened a gate whilst John encouraged the cow towards me. She finally got the message and returned to her field safe and sound. The excitement took my mind off my aching body for a few moments.
Before heading out that morning we had booked in for a ...
... purely on rainfall, MOST of the plants were plants that needed little rain. They also had apple trees, fig trees, pomegranate trees, almond trees, and at least a dozen different kinds of roses. One of the roses, made by accident from two roses "breeding," doesn't grow anywhere else in the world. So, of course, they named it "Pedrafita rose."
Things We Did as Helpxers
When we first arrived, Val was in the hospital with pneumonia. So, we did ...
... guia de qualitat.
Un altre dia, l'Elena i l'Ariana van fer galetes i magdalenes, i la cuina es va convertir en una espècie de plató del MasterChef. Tots aquests cuinats els van fer per celebrar el sant de la Dolors i fer-li una sorpresa. Va estar molt contenta però en van fer tant que em sembla que encara mengen del que va quedar.
També vam anar ...