The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian [...]
Tag: Mallorca fiestas
The tradition of homemade sausage-making, a painstaking job that turned the need to conserve foods for the winter into a festive event, has survived in the Balearic Islands down the ages.
On the evening of October 20, the streets fill with groups of young men who take advantage of the ancient tradition of serenading girls to meet, sing and enjoy traditional buñuelos, the local version of doughnuts.