BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA

BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA Its position parallel to the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains, combined with a slight elevation, allowed the consolidation of large historical pathways, as the axis Palma-Pollentia during Roman times, the Raiguer´s path in the Islamic era, the Palma-Alcudia road in 19th century, and the Palma-Inca Railway in 1875. In Binissalem area …

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VENUS THE IPHONE OF YACHTS- THE LAST PROJECT OF A GENIUS-STEVE JOBS-“VENUS” APPLE FOUNDER´s YACHT, DOCKS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-LAST JOBS´s MASTERPIECE

  VENUS THE IPHONE OF  YACHTS- THE LAST PROJECT OF A GENIUS-STEVE JOBS-“VENUS” APPLE FOUNDER´s YACHT, DOCKS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-LAST JOBS´s MASTERPIECE These days In Club de Mar, Palma de Mallorca is docked a stunning yacht «Venus», the Apple founder´s yacht,Steve Jobs and in which participated the famous french arquitecter Phillipe Starck. The last Steve Jobs´s masterpiece, the Venus …

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PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES

PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES Every year, my parents come to Mallorca to absorb some sun and warmth and forget about the rain and the cold of Belgium. As usually, when they arrive on the island, it starts to rain. I sincerely believe the Government of the Balearic Islands should offer them a free stay in Mallorca in times of …

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LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL

LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL The cathedral’s impressive late-gothic organ is placed above the chapel of the Piedad (Piety). Dating from 1795 (Gabriel Tomás from Llucmajor-Majorca) and restored in 1926 and 1993. This organ was built holding the pipe set as a fan display, following the dominant Spanish fan-like. The pipe organ has four manual keyboards with …

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MISSION SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO-THE SWALLOWS MIRACLE-THE JEWEL OF THE MISSIONS

Mission San Juan Capistrano, the miracle of the swallows-The Jewel of the Missions The mission San Juan de Capistrano, California was founded 1776 by father Junipero Serra (Petra, Mallorca), with the help of Captain Fernando de Rivera. San Juan Capistrano, was the sixth mission founded in Californian lands, by Majorcan Franciscans  , the organization of this new California mission was the …

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BALEARIC ISLANDS NATIONAL DAY 1st March-GUIDED TOURS

BALEARIC ISLANDS-NATIONAL DAY-GUIDED TOURS March 1st, is the National Day of the Balearic Islands, so because of it, the city has organized some interesting activities that we want to share with all of you: OPEN DAY –GUIDED TOURS TO CONSULADO DEL MAR AND  LA LONJA From  01st/03- 03rd/03 de 10.00 to 14.00 and from  15.00 to 19.30 LA LONJA also …

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SINEU-FRANCISCO ALOMAR-THE DEATH OF A CYCLIST-MAJORCA

Sineu-Mallorca-The death of a cyclist-Francisco Alomar Francisco Alomar Florit know as “the lone walker” born in Sineu,Majorca 23rd February 1928, eldest brother from another mallorcan cyclist Jaime Alomar. He was a professional cyclist between 1951 and 1955. Among its successes the two bonze medals in the championship of Spain, and second place in the Tour de France,in the phase between …

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SOR FRANCINAINA CIRER-BLESSED HOLIDAY SOR FRANCINAINA -27th February-SENCELLES-MAJORCA

Sencelles, a town located in the center of the island Majorca, It´s the birthplace of the beatified sister, Francinaina Cirer (1st june 1781-27 february 1855) She is wellknown in Sencelles (mallorca) as «Aunt Xiroia» the family nickname. When she was 70 years old, togheter with 2 more nuns, she founded 1851, the comunity of the sisters of charity of San …

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