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Month: April 2009

Golgatha

Golgatha comes to Mallorca every year on Divendres Sant (Good Friday) in Palma, Pollença, Felanitx and Son Servera. The Passion of Christ is performed in these towns and villages as […]
Golgatha

Lifeboats

There are seven Salvamar lifeboats operating out of the Illes Balears, four of which are based here in Mallorca. All Spanish lifeboats operate under the wings of the Marina Mercante, […]
Lifeboats

Pollen Alert

Apparently, the intensive downpours over the least six to eight months here in Mallorca have laid the ground for an imminent and rather excessive pollen outburst. It would appear that […]
Pollen Alert

Swan Lake

You may have admired the pair of black swans inhabiting the water basin underneath the Palau de l’Almudaina in Palma de Mallorca (see my blog entry dated January 18th, 2008). […]
Swan Lake

Cofradías

The Easter festivities in Spain hold a very special attraction, at least for those of us living here as ex-pats. The Easter processions in Mallorca during Semana Santa are exceptional […]
Cofradías