Posts tagged Mallorca
What's Going ON: Llaüt, PortoColom.

Let's start by answering the simple question of, what is a Llaüt? This is a traditional fishing vessel of the Balearic Islands. Made out of local wood and hand crafted, something that would stay in the family or entrusted to good hands. Now let me tell you about an amazing couple who is creating unique experiences aboard a Llaüt! 
I had the pleasure of finding this company while researching what would interest my readers of things to do in Mallorca. Sure you can hire some fancy boat and they will serve you mediocre food and a 4.00euro Cava. But I wanted to find something that showed off the best of the island and took pride in what they offered. 

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What's Going ON: Flamenco in Palma de Mallorca.

I've got a ticket to one of the best show happening during the Summer in Mallorca. Every Wednesday evening at 21:00 in the old town of Palma you can see a Flamenco Show. You are greeted at the door with a glass of chilled Mallorcan Wine, white or red and a few local delicacies. I will never say no to a cold glass of white wine and a Quely with Sobrassada!

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What's Going ON: Olive Harvest, Pedruxella Gran, Pollença.

It was a full day filled with a bit of work to collect the Olives from the tree, done in the same way as it was in the past. My favorite part was watching Tolo's 2 sons really get involved, long stick in hand, like they were practicing for baseball tryouts! Ok, maybe it was the grand lunch we had on the terrace in the November sunshine, or ...

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