Skip to content

Majorca

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

The Plague

The village of Artà had the misfortune of being infested by the peste (plague) in 1820. Other Mallorcan pueblos such as Son Servera and Capdepera suffered a similar fate, then. […]
The Plague

Cruz Roja

The International Red Cross is a wonderful operation. I have never had a calamity where I would have been in need of their assistance, but it is a good feeling […]
Cruz Roja

Ametlles Verdes

On a walk in the Mallorcan countryside you will now see the almond trees carrying a rich supply of ametlles verdes (green almonds). Green almonds are unripe almonds, picked before […]
Ametlles Verdes