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Celebrating one month (+) in Europe!
We crossed the one-month mark primarily feeling the up's of our journey (and mostly laughing at the small down moments). We actually celebrated September 20 in a perfect way. We were invited to meet up with Spanish friends at the beach in Denia (an hour south along the coast) for a long, lingering beachside lunch and splash in the sea. We met Sandra and her daughters Sara (now 14) ...
Well after 2 weeks in Spain we have swapped blue waters and sun for beautiful architecture and bicycles!!
Our last week in Mallorca was spent mainly in Cala D'or where we would wake up, go to the grocery store to buy yogurt and fruit, and then off to the beach. Cala D'or has 3 coved beaches that have rock on either side.
We did ...
... and headed home at 2am. It was pretty sad saying goodbye to some great people who I'm really glad to have met - and I really hope that we can stay in touch. So, that's it - I'm done!! Dreading the journey home tomorrow but actually I have a concert to look forward to when we land in London, and I really cannot wait to see everyone at home. For anyone still following this - I will update with a summary shortly... Adiós Mallorca - no - hasta la ...
... school, James drove us to the east coast to Cala Mesquida (beach). In typical fashion, on the last day we find what was probably my favourite beach! Beautiful sand and crystal clear sea (it was genuinely like being in a pool!). The water was on a strange ledge which made the waves come in from all over the place - lots of fun. But it was also really easy to go quite far out and be completely secluded and very peaceful - the ...
... and had dinner at La Boveda, and stopped for "Spain's second best ice cream" in town. Palma held a "nit de art" (night of art) and was very very busy. A few galleries were open late and there were a few extra exhibitions. We stopped to watch a group of dancers and musicians fuse different types of dance including ballet, tap, flamenco and street. After all of that excitement, we had a final drink in Havana before bed - last day of school tomorrow - ...
Other places to stay in Arta
Urbanizacion s Estanyol, c. Pla de Mar, s/n, Arta | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Carrer Pou Nou, 26, Arta | 4 star hotelfrom $112
C./ Abeurador, 21, Arta | Hotelfrom $196
Ctra. Arta-Cala Torta Km 8, Arta | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Carretera Palma, Arta | Hotelfrom $288
C/ Centre 7, Arta | Hotelfrom $135