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Month: April 2008

La Seu

La Seu is the Mallorcan name for the splendid Gothic cathedral in Palma de Mallorca. Begun in 1230, the cathedral was not finished until 1601. Most people look up to […]
La Seu

Gothic Cloisters

There are many monasteries and convents on the island of Mallorca, and some cloisters. There is little doubt in my mind that the finest cloisters are to be found at […]

School Outing

School starts an an early age in Spain, and consequently, in Mallorca. Young infants, perhaps three and four year old, are on their way to a stimulating school outing, this early Wednesday […]
School Outing

Airport Commotion

There was a bit of a commotion going on yesterday at Palma International Airport, some strike action, organized by the CCOO Spanish workers’ Union. Apparently, this strike has been going […]

The Arab Baths

The year 707 A. D. marked the beginning of the Medina Mayurka, the settlement that once had been Palmaria Palmensis and that today is known as Palma de Mallorca. No […]
The Arab Baths

Spring Lambs

Spring has sprung and with it, the Spring lambs’ season. If you like eating meat, you ought to try Mallorcan lamb. Succulent, tender, hearty, scrumptious. Have a pierna de cordero […]
Spring Lambs