STREET SCENES FROM PALMA DE MALLORCA- A PHOTO ESSAY

The approach to Le Seu cathedral's long seafront promenade

The approach to Le Seu cathedral’s long seafront promenade

Water fountain near the cathedral
Water fountain near the cathedral

Le Seu, the Gothic cathedral that dominates the Palma skyline

Le Seu, the Gothic cathedral that dominates the Palma skyline

Tunnels of the old town

Tunnels of the old town

The side streets are narrow, and tend to be lined with high sandstone buildings

The side streets are narrow, and tend to be lined with high sandstone buildings

These are some of the coolest places in the city. Literally.

These are some of the coolest places in the city. Literally.

The shade from the midsummer sun was very welcome

The shade from the midsummer sun was very welcome

A lot of streets have marble floors in places

A lot of streets have marble floors in places

These cool, beautiful courtyards were everywhere

These cool, beautiful courtyards were everywhere

Latticed balconies like these were common to many houses

Latticed balconies like these were common to many houses

Typical Mallorcan door knocker

Typical Mallorcan door knocker

Beauty like this was around every corner

Beauty like this was around every corner

These parts have distinctly Moorish echoes

These parts have distinctly Moorish echoes

Another of those cool, cloistered courtyards

Another of those cool, cloistered courtyards

These giant mannequins feature a lot in Mallorcan folklore

These giant mannequins feature a lot in Mallorcan folklore

And more Mallorcan nigthmares

And more Mallorcan nigthmares

The seafront promenade has some beautiful waterfront parks and gardens

The seafront promenade has some beautiful waterfront parks and gardens

Another view of those gardens

Another view of those gardens

The grace and grandeur of cool, classy Palma

The grace and grandeur of cool, classy Palma

 

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