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Weather Vane

Abraham Cresques and his son Jehuda Cresques are two eminent cartographers of maritime maps and portolan charts from the 14th century. Their most famous single work may well be the […]
Weather Vane

Wheelchair Access

People who are wheelchair-bound and persons with physical disabilities do not generally encounter Mallorca as a very disability-friendly environment. Although a legal obligation exists in Spain regulating wheelchair access into […]
Wheelchair Access

Squatting

Squatting, the unlawful occupation of uninhabited buildings, seems to be on the increase in Mallorca ever since La Crisis began. I am not an expert in this field and have […]
Squatting

Megalomania

Cemeteries are rather peculiar places. They are not only sites of reverence for the deceased, perhaps a family member, but, they also are a testament of times gone by and, […]
Megalomania

Women in Black

Yesterday, a peaceful silent vigil was staged in Palma’s Plaça Espanya by the Dones de Negre per a la pau (Women in Black for Peace), a group of female, non-violent […]
Women in Black

Water

The best garden architecture in Mallorca always works with a play of water, fountains, a pond, basins, a trickle. One says that it was the Moors, a long time ago, […]
Water