Spent Brothers Productions
Gazette 111

PALMA 22-25 June 2012

Cathedral  Sheila
First glimpses of the magnificent gothic Cathedral of Santa Maria
Building began atop the former citadel of the Roman city on the site of an Arab mosque in 1229 CE
but it was not completed until 1601 CE

Cathedral   Sheila
Sheila with view north to the Parc de Mar

Old city   Narrow road
The old city is full of attractive old buildings & narrow streets

Sheila   Derek
Enjoying an afternoon bottle of Cava in the square of Santa Eulalia near our hotel

Hotel room  Bathroom
Our charming room & the ultra modern bathroom

Balcony  Rooftops
Our little balcony looked out over the old rooftops to several churches...

Rooftops  Narrow street
...and down into the narrow street below

Cathedral at night  Cathedral at night
The cathedral at night

Street in old city   Lunch tapas
There are many ornate old buildings in the old city/ Delicious lunch tapas of small chorizo sausages cooked in wine,
grilled mild chillies, & prawns in garlic & boiling olive oil

Sheila  Derek
Sheila & Derek on the cathedral ramparts with the Parc de Mar & sea behind

Nice old church square near the hotel

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Photographs © Derek & Sheila Henderson 2012