Category: anecdotes

Escudos de pueblos de Mallorca
anecdotes History

Coats of arms of Mallorcan villages

We have always been used to seeing royal houses and old noble families having a coat of arms to represent them. But smaller countries, cities and towns also have their coat…

Condesas y Duquesas de Mallorca
anecdotes History

Condesas and Duquesas of Mallorca

No, although it may seem like it, today we are not going to talk about noble titles and people from the Mallorcan aristocracy as real Condesas y Duquesas of Mallorca….

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Mallorca and the seaplanes

Humans are restless by nature, which is why we like to move and innovate. Only 150 years ago we moved on foot or on horseback. Since then, we have not…

Mallorquines en Puerto Rico
anecdotes History

Mallorcans in Puerto Rico

Nowadays it seems to us that Mallorca is a rich place, and that its inhabitants have a high standard of living. But it was not always like that, and in…

1960 Mallorca entonces
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Mallorca in 1960

More than 60 years have passed, and much has changed. Mallorca was a haven of peace and only 362,000 people lived on the whole island. Tourism was just beginning. Today…

Fenómeno OVNI en Mallorca
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UFO phenomenon in Mallorca

Some people believe in UFOs as if it was a religion. Others think they are just the dreams of a few crackpots. And this is helped by the fact that…

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anecdotes Nature

Sharks in Mallorca

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 this…

Riding around Mallorca on a camel
anecdotes

Riding around Mallorca by camel

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 society was…

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
anecdotes

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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