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Greed

Every now and then the island capital Palma de Mallorca gets an extensive overhaul done by its municipal town planners. The Romans had their main roads as an axis leading […]
Greed

Seeing The Sights

Only nine days have passed since the Palmanova bombing. Everything seems back to normal. Whilst there was police presence everywhere on Mallorca’s roads in the immediate aftermath of the horrific […]
Seeing The Sights

Out Of Business

This week, Mallorca is enjoying one of the busiest weeks of this year’s temporada alta (high season). The tourist season 2009 does not seem all that bad for Mallorca considering […]
Out Of Business

Ca’n Marcel

Ca’n Marcel is a lavish townhouse in Palma’s old town with Gothic origins. During the 18th century, a French corsair from Marseille acquired the property and added first floor balconies […]
Ca’n Marcel

Down And Out

Some people are harder hit by La Crisis than others. Take Maria and José, for instance (not their real names). For the last 100 days or so, the married Spanish […]
Down And Out

Ca’n Vivot

Ca’n Vivot is located in Carrer Can Savellà, in Palma’s old town. The building was also known as Ca’n Sureda during its time; it dates from the 14th century, but […]
Ca’n Vivot