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Monday Morning Series: Beachside in Palma de Mallorca

Beachside in Palma de Mallorca Happy Monday Morning

Monday Morning Series: Kite Surfing in Mallorca

Adrenaline fuelled and growing in popularity, kite surfing is fast becoming one of the most popular water sports.  It combines windsurfing, paragliding and wake boarding, harnessing the power of the wind with a large kite.  I first heard of kite surfing (aka kite boarding) in Australia and marvelled at the speed and agility of the … Continue reading

The Good Friday Procession in Alcudia, Mallorca

Good Friday Procession in Alcudia, Mallorca For the Christian calendar, Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.  In countries like Spain, Semana Santa (Holy Week) is marked with a number of processions, parades and ceremonies. The images of the crucifixion and the procession are very powerful as the floats and … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Mallorca Blue

Mallorca’s limestone cliffs and sparkling blues captivated me the first time I set foot on the island.  As a cyclist, March/April is my favourite time to visit, before the summer vacationers crowd the beaches and the island transforms into the holiday destination of so many Europeans! Taken along one of the many scenic routes on … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Sun Setting over Mallorca’s Tramuntana Ranges

There is something magical about the twilight hour… Watching the day turn to night over Mallorca’s Tramuntana Ranges Happy Monday Morning! More posts from Mallorca the Mallorca Series: Cycling in Mallorca – Great Lunch Stops to Fuel Your Ride The Quintessential Serra de Tramuntana Sa Calobra Mallorca – the scenery, the food, the fun…captured in … Continue reading

Cycling in Mallorca – great lunch stops to fuel your ride

The cycling in Mallorca is legendary – this island really gives itself up to the cyclist every spring and fall as roads become crowded with lycra clad road bike riders eating up the pavement.  Fuelling your ride is no problem.  The food on the road is amazing – the toughest part of fuelling your ride … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series – Cala Pi, Mallorca

Cala Pi, Mallorca – a dreamy way to start a Monday morning. Happy Monday morning.

Sun and Rain in Spain

Mallorca is known for its sun – tourists flock for the beaches and Mediterranean climate and cyclists such as myself make a pilgrimage her for the ideal cycling conditions.  Day after day of sun is what we are looking for…and then there is the rain… Our group divided into 2 different rides for our last … Continue reading

The Quintessential Serra de Tramuntana, Mallorca

The Quintessential Serra de Tramuntana – in a word – epic.  This is one of the quintessential rides of Mallorca and by far, my favourite!  Cycling Mallorca – what a rush. The views as your ride the backbone of the island are nothing short of extraordinary.  The ride itself is only 60 kms each way … Continue reading

Sometimes you just got to put the feet up

We have been living it up on the bikes in Mallorca, going 100+ kms most days.  The group is pretty active and the rides are lively! Then there are days like today – the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the body tells you loud and clear – sometimes you just got to … Continue reading

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