Palma de Mallorca, Spain

We always find Spanish cities to be charming, vibrant and neat, and of these, the Palma city of Mallorca island is now officially top of the list.

For one, it has the most beautiful cathedral we have seen so far- with this stunning structure across a moat providing the backdrop to much of the city.

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Photo by Dear Husband

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Photo by Dear Husband

And its beauty lies not only on the outside, but also on the inside..:)

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Getting in..
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Treasures of yore
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Full of the most lovely stained glass windows
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Entering the great prayer hall..
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At the heart of the Church.. Photo by Dear Husband

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A sublime capture by Dear Husband
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Photo by Dear Husband

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The dazzling altar..

They have a big and beautiful old town, with many warm yellow-painted buildings, and some brick ones, with horses and chariots in the shade.. they have cobbled roads and many little churches and chapels at every other turn..

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What’s an old town without some vintage cars?!

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“The brochure says to find a yellow building..are we there yet?”

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Coming back 360 degree to find the Episcopal (Bishop’s residence) which was the first building we had seen, but didn’t know it was in fact what we were looking for

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Several things ready to shoot.. (Photo by Dear Husband)

And the most wonderful thing about this city was that when you come out from the old town and into the city, the architecture continues to retain the old Spanish style, every other building is stunning, and the vibe on the streets is a heady mix of the old world, and the here and now, giving it a sense of timelessness, and lifting the spirits above the cares of yesterdays and tomorrows.

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Las Ramblas

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That gets it about right

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And guess what.. the sea is never far.. the white heads of the largest number of ships we have seen in one harbour are visible from much afar..

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