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Mallorca-Art and Crafts-LLATRA- ART OF PALMS  When Easter comes, our country Spain is full of stalls selling handmade palms with beautiful shapes that later will be sold to be blessed on Palm Sunday. Here in Mallorca, this sector includes not only these products typical of this  time of year, but we extend it to the production of  basketry  in all …

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IT IS TIME TO RUBIOLS AND CRESPELLS-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY-EASTER SPECIALTIES-JEWISH HERITAGE

IT IS TIME TO RUBIOLS AND CRESPELLS-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY-EASTER SPECIALTIES- JEWISH HERITAGE In the wide Balearic gastronomy, we find sweet recipes made ​​for Easter. As the majorcan Rubiols.  Apparently the Rubiols has a Jewish origin, because of Jewish influence in Mallorca. The Rubiol is one of the pastries made by many majorcan families at home for Easter. A Rubiol is basically …

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SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA-A PHOTO BLOG

SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA_PHOTO BLOG Last Thursday was held in the Palma, the most multitudinal procession of  majorcan holy week «SEMANA SANTA». The Christ of Blood «Cristo de la Sangre» procession, with more than 4000 penitents also called COFRADES or NAZARENOS belonging to 34 different Brotherhoods all of them dressed with a garment consisting in tunics or penitential robes, capirotes (hood …

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Palma de Mallorca-Easter Processions-Cristo de La Sangre Procession

One video Showing all of you Majorcan Easter Traditions, The most popular procession made in palma during Semana Santa «Holy week», the Procession of El Cristo de la Sangre-Christ of the Blood. Come and Discover With Mallorca Private Tour Guides Easter In Mallorca. 34 brotherhoods,24 floats, bands and so much to see in this amazing Easter Procession in Palma Mallorca …

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Easter Procession in Palma de Mallorca-Cristo de La Sangre

One of the most emotional moments in the Holy Thursday in Palma de Mallorca also called the procession of Christ of the Blood «Cristo de La Sangre». Watch the moment when the costaleros»float-carriers raise to heaven the throne of the Virgin «Nuestra Señora de La Salud» Let us guide you into the amazing Easter traditions, our processions, beautiful floats, nazarenos …

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EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA

EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA Easter in Majorca is not only a religious celebration to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus, but also is a tradition with marked popular character. Palm Sunday liturgical celebrations begin with the blessing of the palms and the procession of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, and in all the parishes of the island is commemorated …

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MALLORCA WATCH TOWERS-SES ANIMES-MALLORCA LEGENDS

MALLORCA WATCH TOWERS-SES ANIMES-MALLORCA LEGENDS The tower Des Verger, also known as Talaia de Ses Ànimes Last week I received the pleasant visit of my Japanese friend. She lives in a city with more than 13 million inhabitants so she got all excited seeing the beautiful nature of Mallorca. She especially liked de rugged north coast and the peaceful interior. …

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SINEU AND ITS MONUMENTS-THE HEART OF MALLORCA

SINEU AND ITS MONUMENTS -THE HEART OF MALLORCA Sineu, a historic village, located in the center of the island Majorca, in the middle of «Majorcan Plain«, where its history and monuments can be seen, walking through its streets and squares, so we invite all of you to discover with Mallorca Private Tour Guides each one of its nooks that will surely …

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PALMA DE MALLORCA-PORT OF CALL-HAPPY PALMA DE MALLORCA COSTA DAY

HAPPY PALMA DE MALLORCA COSTA DAY-PALMA DE MALLORCA-PORT OF CALL Next month 18th of April will be a very special day for the Balearic Islands Port authority, not only will they use for the first time ever one of the new berths they have been constructing, but also will call for only the second time ever, 3 cruise ships from the same …

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