MALLORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NIEVE & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES

MAJORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NEU & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES Before the establishment of ice factories in Mallorca, this product was obtained on the island from the collection of  the snow falling in the mountains, especially the mountains of the Sierra de Tramuntana. Ice at that time, was a very popular product, it had important applications in …

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FROM GÜELL TO LLUC- A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA

FROM GÜELL TO LLUC-  A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA The Romans felt the special atmosphere in our Serra de Tramuntana. They named the valley, caught in between some of the highest mountains such as the Puig de Massanella, the Puig Roig, and  the Puig Tomir , “Lucus” …

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THE FLIGHT OF THE BLACK VULTURE-TRAMUNTANA-MAJORCAN FAUNA

THE FLIGHT OF THE BLACK VULTURE-TRAMUNTANA-MAJORCAN FAUNA I don’t think I need to explain my devotion to the Sierra de Tramuntana, but I’m not the only person who likes this paradise, declared as World Heritage by the UNESCO. Before I or any other person set foot on the island, the Black Vulture, Aegypius Monachus, had made his habitat in Mallorca …

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MALLORCA_ART AND CRAFTS-LLATRA-ART OF PALMS

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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