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Scrapyards

Scrapyards are a useful invention. In Spain, scrapyards for car parts and accessories are called Desguaces (Catalan: Desballestament). You may just find the spare part that your vehicle needs (provided […]
Scrapyards

The MOT Saga

In Spain, MOT revisions are called Inspección Técnica de Vehículos (ITV). There are four ITV centres in Mallorca, all run by the Servicio de ITV del Consell de Mallorca, two […]
The MOT Saga

Rear View

This is the rear window of the horse-drawn carriage that I showed you last August (Carriages before Hispano-Suiza). I had an opportunity to revisit Ca’n Vivot in Palma recently where […]
Rear View

Top Gear

Regular visitors to this blog will have noticed that sometimes I offer photographic evidence of Palma de Mallorca’s insignias bearing a bat. Here’s another fine example, found on the numberplate […]
Top Gear

Just Married!

I am always happy to witness other people getting married. One such happy occasion, I suppose, was the enlace (wedding) between the lovely Estel and her novio (fiancé), last Saturday. […]
Just Married!