North York Moors CAM

 

Thursday 14th June 2001

Weather: Hot and sunny

Today's Walk: Puerto Pollensa to Cala San Vicente, Majorca

( 5 miles )


 

( The following scanned photographs were taken with a Nikon AF240SV 35mm compact camera )

Today’s walk began on the beautiful promenade of Puerto de Pollensa

 

Firstly, we enjoyed a stroll around the marina to see the yachts and simply dream of what might be . . .

 

 A little further along the beach, brightly coloured sails are raised ready for another day’s watersport

 

We, however, cross over the road and head inland towards the outskirts of the resort . . .

 

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. . . passing some beautiful private villas adorned with sweet smelling, brightly coloured flowers

 

As we leave the last of the villas behind, we soon find ourselves out in the open countryside
- over to our right we get a good view of the ridges either side of the
Boquer Valley, another of our Majorca walks

 

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We stroll along a small country lane running between low stone walls and old fig trees
then climb up a stony track before taking a rest to admire the views back towards the Bay of Pollensa . . .

 

. . . and another sighting of the Boquer Valley

 

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After an ascent of about 200 feet we reach the Coll de Siller pass between the peaks
of the Serra de la Punta ridge on our left and the Cavall Bernat ridge to our right

 

At this cairn we get a sighting of the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea again in the far distance
as we head towards the small road in the top right hand corner of the photograph

 

As the road drops steeply down we begin to enjoy the lovely views
of the small bays which make up the resort of Cala San Vicente

 

A little further on and the resort's hotels come into view . . .

 

. . . before we reach the popular beach area

 

I managed to wander past the crowds and out onto the rocks where I found a peaceful, breezy spot
and sat and admired the views out to sea – I could have stayed there all day . . .

. . . but after enjoying a refreshing cold beer at a local bar we returned to Puerto Pollensa via the same route we came

 



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