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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MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER

MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER-MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITIONS To find the origins of the early giants in Mallorca we would have to go back to the seventeenth century and to the village Soller where we found  the first giant in the procession of Corpus Christi. To raise awareness of the biblical passages, the roman catholic church organized the «entremeses» (short theatrical performances) …

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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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