BLESSED FATHER SERRA-THE ORIGIN OF HIS NAME «JUNIPERO»-28th AUGUST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH-THE CONNECTION WITH JUNIPERO DE ASSISI AND ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI

BLESSED FATHER SERRA-THE ORIGIN OF HIS NAME «JUNIPERO»- 28th AUGUST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH-THE CONNECTION WITH JUNIPERO OF ASSISI AND ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI August 28th 1784,died at Mission San Carlos Borromeo , located next to Carmel river, near Monterey, our most illustrious Franciscan, Father Junipero Serra the founder of California´s missions. Many are the events that have been organized …

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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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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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WELCOME BACK NCL EPIC- FREE STYLE CRUISES-PALMA DE MALLORCA PORT OF CALL

WELCOME BACK NCL EPIC- FREE STYLE CRUISES-PALMA DE MALLORCA PORT OF CALL Last Saturday May 4th, the Norwegian Epic came back to the port of Palma de Mallorca after one year’s absence. Of course this is are great news for the island, as this giant of the seas will visit Majorca every Saturday. The NCL Epic, the largest ship ever constructed …

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SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS

SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS As everybody knows Sineu Market has been held weekly every wednesday since 1306, by a royal privilege granted by King James II, and over the years it was becoming a reference for the whole majorcan Pla , especially for the agricultural and livestock sector, which have gradually lose its importance in our islands, but …

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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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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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FIRST MALLORCA LUXURY TOURISM WORKSHOP-MELIA DE MAR-MALLORCA

FIRST MALLORCA LUXURY TOURISM WORKSHOP-MELIA DE MAR-MALLORCA Mallorca Private Tour Guides would like to thank Mrs. Inma de Benito and FEHM (Mallorca Hotels business federation) its invitation this morning to participate in the 1st Mallorca luxury tourism workshop organized by FEHM today at the Hotel Melia de Mar and have been opened by the General Director of Tourism Mr.Jaime Martinez, the …

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Mallorca stories and legends-Valldemossa-The King Sancho and the peasant from SON PANCUIT

Mallorca stories and legends-VALLDEMOSSA-The King Sancho and the peasant from «SON PANCUIT» Mallorcans  said that the source of Na Rupit (Valldemossa-Mallorca) was famous for its water quality, even people attributed the source water, medical properties.  XIV century,when King Sancho, was living in Mallorca, this source,Na Rupit,  was famous on the Island and there is a legend ,talking about this  water …

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EXPAND YOUR MIND AND OPEN YOUR HEART TO THE MUSIC MADE IN MALLORCA BY FREDERIC CHOPIN (VALLDEMOSSA)

Expand your mind and open up your heart to the music made in Mallorca    Today is a cold winter day. I’m sitting close by the fireplace, feeling worst by the minute. I caught flu, or the flu caught me. I’m looking to the clouds pass by and hear the raindrops hit the window. My thoughts wander off towards a …

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