Outside the Hotel Illa d'Or, the "grande dame" of Port de Pollenca hotels to discover that the crowd was waiting for their local hero who was due to get married there on Saturday. Among the guests was the former King Juan Carlos but, sadly, not us
Majorca Blog 2 October 20th 2019 Reminder: the panoramic photos at the start of the blog change every 7/8 seconds and give a larger and clearer image than when viewed with the other photos. Also, there are more photos below the text if you want to skip the diary details; and if you double click on any of the photos you will get an enlarged, clearer image. You can return to the text anytime..
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Europe » Spain » Balearic Islands » Majorca Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more