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Port de Sóller

I went to Port de Sóller yesterday, trying to recapture a street scene that had been photographed in 1962 by Alfred Eisenstaedt, and later published by Life Magazine. Alfred Eisenstaedt […]
Port de Sóller

The Instituto

One of the outstanding historic buildings in Palma’s Avenidas is a place commonly known as the Instituto. After the demolition of Palma’s city walls and the subsequent extension of the […]
The Instituto

Edible Gourds

Cucurbitaceae is a plant family commonly known as gourds, marrows or cucurbits, and includes crops like cucumbers, squashes (including pumpkins), luffas, melons and watermelons. The Spanish call them Calabazas (Carabassa […]
Edible Gourds