Menorca – 2010


Summer holiday this year has been 17 days in Menorca, based in Son Bou. So I thought I’d share a few snaps taken during that time.

Traditional Menorcan Gate

Traditional Menorcan Gate

This gateway is located on the hillside way up behind the villa where we were staying in Son Bou. The gateway was guarding a pathway leading to this gorge….

Son Bou Gorge

Son Bou Gorge

A visit to Mahon (or Mao) led us to some twisty streets…

Mahon Street

Mahon StreetMahon Street 2

Mahon Street

Mahon Street

Not all roads lead to Rome. Some lead to Mahon Harbour and beautiful views such as this

Harbour View @ Mahon

Harbour View @ Mahon

Another Menorcan Gate….

Menorcan Gate 2

Menorcan Gate 2

Everywhere we travelled there were beautiful displays of flowers both of the wild and cultivated varieties. Here are a few snaps from around the island.

Cactus Flower

Cactus Flower

Floral Gateway

Floral Gateway

Floral Contrast

Floral Contrast

Some views of Es Migjorn Gran …..

Es Migjorn Gran

Street View

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Madonna

Church of San Cristobal

Church of San Cristobal

4 thoughts on “Menorca – 2010

  1. ok……….it’s a prickly pear cactus……….the fruit makes a delicious liquer. Tastes like Christmas cake.
    Had some many years ago on Symi. Have never got around to trying the fruit……….perhaps in September??

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