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Sharks in Mallorca

Sharks Surely for the inhabitants of Australia or South Africa, talking about sharks is more or less normal, because on their coasts they are very common. But here in Europe…

Riding around Mallorca on a camel
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Riding around Mallorca on a camel

The 1960s It is said that the 1960s were the best decade of the 20th century. Europe was gradually recovering from the disasters of war, the economy was improving and…

Primer vuelo en Mallorca
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First flight in Mallorca

This morning you thought you’d like to go north to Santiago de Compostela for a few days. It’s simple, you sit down in front of your computer, go to an…

Contrabandistas en Mallorca
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Smuggling in Mallorca

The Spanish Civil War (1936-39) was very hard and left our country in ruins. The post-war period was almost worse, because it coincided with the Second World War which was…

First car registered in Spain
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First car registered in Spain

First car registered The first car registered in Spain, on 31st October 1900, was registered in Mallorca, obtaining the PM-1 plate. The vehicle was a quad of the French brand…

The other ensaimadas
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The other ensaimadas

Never confuse the other ensaimadas with those of Mallorca. If we mention Toledo, Santander, San Sebastián, Ronda, Alcoy… we would all be clear that we are talking about Spain. Indeed,…

El precursor
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The precursor of the helicopter

A peasant from Mallorca, the precursor of the helicopter We are all moved by the stories of those who have a vision, a very clear idea in their head, and…

"Dignitat i Feina" - that's how it all started
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“Dignitat i Feina” – that’s how it all started

“Dignitat i Feina” – that’s how it all started for this local association founded by Father Tomeu A challenge for Fr. Tomeu Father Tomeu celebrates the service in the Church…

Mallorca on two wheels
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Mallorca on two wheels

The great variety of roads and the good climate of the island, have always invited to travel Mallorca on two wheels, on a motorcycle. But did you know that motorcycles…

Loryc a car manufactured in Mallorca
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Loryc a car manufactured in Mallorca

Does the Loryc brand ring a bell? In the 1960s and 1970s, women’s footwear was manufactured under the Loryc brand. Later, in the same place, he opened a supermarket with…

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