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Europe » Spain » Balearic Islands » Majorca » Sóller August 23rd 2019

Today’s destination is the town of Soller which is about an hour’s drive south west of Cala Sant Vicenc on the island’s rugged west coast. It was getting almost impossible to see through the dirt on the windscreen on the way out to Cap de Formentor yesterday morning, and our hire car came without any water in the washer. I stopped to buy a bottle of water, but after fifteen unsuccessful minutes spent trying to work out how to open the bonnet I gave up and poured the water directly onto the windscreen instead. I tell Issy that if she gets the bonnet open quickly this morning I’m going to return my two engineering degrees. I now need to work out where to send them. The road to Soller takes us through the rugged Serra de ... read more
Serra de Tramuntana
Port de Soller
Church of Sant Bartomeu, Soller

Europe » Spain » Balearic Islands » Majorca » Sóller May 4th 2016

Riding the 1900's train to Soller and then transferring to the tramway from Soller to the Port of Soller is definitely very unique. From the port it is possible to take different boats around La Calobra area. The train ride by itself is a treat. Taking the round trip option on the first train and coming back on the last one was our way to go. The ride starts near Plaza de Espana in Palma Center from a picturesque train station in a private area close to the public transport train lines. The ride offers great views of the Tramuntana mountains with a short scenic stop looking down to the gorgeous town of Valldemossa. Soller is small and cute with a little bit of everything for everyone. I opted for the local produce and handcrafted ... read more
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