Monthly Archives: June 2015

Alone Again

We had ordered a taxi to go the short distance to the airport, but it did not arrive, so we walked to the rank and fortunately one was there. It was so sad watching Lara head off through security with … Continue reading

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Palma and the Bookshop of Requirement

There is a taxi rank conveniently situated just outside the El Aranal marina. Usually there is a single taxi waiting there, sometimes two, so heading out for a day in nearby Palma was easy. The journey is along fast dual … Continue reading

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From the Sublime to Al Arenal

Given the choice we would love to have stayed in Andraitx much longer, but John had had to book our next stop weeks in advance to be sure of being near to the airport for Lara’s flight home, so we … Continue reading

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Andraitx

We were all up before six this morning Mallorca bound. It was a longish passage we anticipated correctly having to make under engine, as the wind was slight and right on the nose. At 6.40 we had left harbour and … Continue reading

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Hippy Market

John and I woke early and went for a swim. Very brave! Lovely actually, but we were both confident Lara would not have wished to be disturbed to join us. It was still cold and the blue fish were still … Continue reading

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There is Nothing Like a Sail!

True to the taxi driver’s word, the wind came at us from the north in spite of the weather forecast. This made at first for an exhilarating sail, beating up the coast. With three of us on board the tacking … Continue reading

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Neighbours

The weekend marked changeover day with the boat charter companies and a couple of large motor cruisers moored opposite us and took on clients. One seemed to be quite an up market set up catering for small groups of people … Continue reading

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