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Sunday 19 November, a walk to Calescoves

The Consell Insular and GOB have organised an excursion on foot for Sunday 19 November. It will go by different paths to Calescoves and area of great landscape beauty, where there is a talayotic necropolis composed of more than ninety caves and underground burial vaults excavated in the cliffs of the cove; a jetty also dating from the prehistoric time; a coastal establishment defined by a prehistoric wall; and a Roman shrine. Continue reading Sunday 19 November, a walk to Calescoves

Sunday 24 September. Walk to Castellàs de Caparrot de Forma

The Consell Insular and GOB are organising a walk for Sunday 24 September. It will be along different paths to the Castellàs de Caparrot de Forma, in Mahon which makes a large defensive wall isolating a coastal isthmus where there are, also, remains of habitation. There is also a set of caves that had funerary uses. Continue reading Sunday 24 September. Walk to Castellàs de Caparrot de Forma

Urban speculation disguised for rural tourism

Menorca is seeing an avalanche of projects theoretically orientated towards a new offer of tourist accommodation in the countryside. But some of these enterprises simply seem to be looking for the old economic recipe: speculative property development. There are cases where it is easy to see through their proposals. Continue reading Urban speculation disguised for rural tourism