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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

Sunday 20 August, the day of Peppers at the Farmer´s Market in Mahon

Green and red peppers put colour into our summer dishes. Now is the season and the kitchen and market gardens are full of them. They are a favourite in Menorcan cooking. So, on Sunday 20 August, farmers who are signed up to the Land Stewardship Scheme will be giving away free peppers to their clients at their market in Mahon. Continue reading Sunday 20 August, the day of Peppers at the Farmer´s Market in Mahon

The hotels of Son Bou and the laws which can cover up confusion

Son Bou is the largest beach in Menorca. The dunes bordering the beach and the water coming from the gullies in the hinterland form a wetlands area that constitutes the second largest one in Menorca. But everyone that has been to Son Bou has a picture engraved on their mind of the two monstrous hotels built on the front line of the coast. Continue reading The hotels of Son Bou and the laws which can cover up confusion