TripAdvisor Reviews Son Sureda Manacor
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... with Seb...having grown up here he seemingly knows everyone and takes time to chat,however banally, with everyone and says hello to everyone. When driving his hands are frequently off the wheel, waving or saluting! The local saying is 'poc a poc' slowly slowly' which is so lovely....if something doesn't work straight away, ie my fire lighting efforts yesterday then 'poc a poc' and it works. I've not had a ...
... 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 ...
We had time to drive up to the Finca on Puig de S'Alcadena. Sitting in nearly 200 hectares the beautiful sandy stone building sits romantically above Alaro valley. The balcony would be perfect for a Romeo Juliet encounter, the interiors a museum piece, dusty and unchanged. Huge wooden doors opened to reveal the wooden screw drive and great ...
... melting pot, traditional local pride holding its own against the foreign wealth that purchases the grand country fincas for many millions of euros. The Son Palau cave is a domed void. A small circle pieces the skin to the sky, and soil and debris has rained in creating a raised hill below the light hole. The extremities were gloomy by the time we arrived, the last of sun's rays illuminating a cluster of stalactites on the ceiling. The torch lit the dark tunnels, ...
... leaped. They sold freshly squeezed juice so Maggie and I padded in and rang the bell. Catarina sliced three home grown oranges and offered Maggie a bowl of water and worrying a handful of cat food, which thankfully she rejected! I shared my jamon with her instead and we admired the multicoloured cats that emerged from the overgrown garden. I wished I could ask to look around the house or volunteer to help them, but my Spanish has made no progress! A German walker, ...
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