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... with her girlfriends until the 26th of July when she returns to College. During this time, they will be visiting parts of France, Belgium, Spain and London.
After seeing the girls off, we drove to the town of Soller, north west of Calvia. To get there, we had to climb a hill with multiple switchbacks. Alternatively, we could have taken the tunnel which would have been a lot faster. We were not in a hurry and I think Clive wanted ...
... a hat. Fortunately I don’t have as much to lose as he did but Julie and I both took a few direct hits.
With hours to go before the Patum Completa we took the car up into the mountains for a return to the spectacularly placed Santuari de Queralt from where we were able to watch numerous Griffon Vultures at close quarter. The café in the sanctuary provided a decent ...
... The Ajuntament was there as were several restaurants that looked to be doing good business.
We’ve learned over the years that Catalan town halls are a bit more interesting than most because many of them are how to giants, dwarves, eagles and many other ceremonial creatures so we made our first stop there, reasoning that it was a Saturday and it would probably be closed. The door was open and sure enough there were the giants. There was nobody about and we ...
... and have only recorded a few of the species that we saw and heard, leaving out many that were seen frequently and in lots of different habitats and only including the ones that were relatively less common. I suspect that both Nightingale and Quail are numerous and widespread in the region but we actually didn't hear all that many.
... food stalls, rides and other attractions. There were plenty that we recognised, but we were a little disappointed to discover that the stall run last year by the local Guineu microbrewery was nowhere to be seen. We had a look around the stalls selling Patum merchandise and bought a few bits and pieces as well as some freshly cooked sugared almonds.
With a Patum Completa scheduled from 21:30 we felt that sugared almonds might not be enough ...