Majorca beautiful, cultural, sophisticed
The people are probably the most friendly in the world with a real love for living and love of good food. fantastic restaurants, beautiful beaches, superb weather, crystal clear sea, fantastic diving, the best wine in the world, stunning views - what more can I say My favourite beach on Majorca is Es Trenc and even though it has become extremely popular over the last few years it is still a magical beach. The drive from Palma is probably around 45-50 minutes, but well worth it, as you park in the huge car park and walk through the dunes path the the beach and the view of the beautiful sea - ahhh
Sailing in Palma is a...
Sailing in Palma is a wonderful experience...the island is just gorgeous and filled with little cosy beaches (known as 'callas' or 'callitas') just waiting to be discovered.
If you can afford it and have the required skills & experience, go for it ;-)
The typical sausages are...
The typical sausages are well-known in all Spain, above all the Sobrasada Mallorquina, a very spicy sort of spread of red color. In its fat you may fry other ingredients. In the case of lamb, results are called Cordero asado al estilo de Mahn, in the case of eggs Huevos fritos al estilo de Soller.
Typical of Mallorca is a variety of clear soups with noodles, fish or meat, and vegetable sauces. Tumbet is made of sliced potatoes and egg-plants covered with tomato sauce and peppers. Egg-plant stuffed with fish or meat are other common recipes. If you like seafood, you shouldn't miss the Cigala Mallorquina, a species which exists only here. Rostit is pork made in the oven with liver, eggs, bread and apples. More specialities are Pollo relleno de Granada, chicken stuffed with pomegranates, Pechuga de Pavo con Salsa de Almendras, turkey in almond sauce, and Pichones en Salsa de Casta?as, pigeon in chestnut sauce. The sweet Ensaimadas are well known in all the Spanish speaking world.
In Menorca you will try fish and seafood at their best: Caldereta de Langosta, seafood with peppers, onions, tomato, garlic and herb-flavored liqueur, or Arroz con Langosta, seafood and rice. Another speciality is Perdiz Menorquina, partridge prepared in the island's typical style.
Ibiza has exceptional fish recipes as well: Burrida de Ratjada, ray with almonds, Langosta Ibicenca, or Guisat de Marisc, a delicious 'hotpot' of fish and seafood.
Coques, small quadratic tartlets with fish, meat or vegetables you will find on all the islands. Wine is produced only in Mallorca, as well as several liqueurs. A speciality of Ibiza is its herb-flavored liqueur - certainly not a bad way to finish an opulent meal. .
Take a walk along " The Prom "
Enjoy a relaxing walk along The Paseo Maritimo which runs from the Cathedral to the Port area. This is basically the Prom and stretches for a couple of miles and passes the marina heading west.
The pavements are lined with palm trees and there are numerous shops, bars, cafes & restaurants.
Get away from the crowds, relax and just enjoy the walk.
You had a good lunch, it’s "forbidden" to go to water, and you need a cool place to spend digestion time.
Well, use the shades of the narrow streets in the old town, and visit the Arab Baths. They aren’t a stunning monument nor very well recovered, but they are preserved to look as original, and they really do. It’s cheap, open all day, and they have a nice and fresh garden to rest a while.