Goodbye Quantum of the Seas

It’s amazing how quickly you get used to amazing surroundings. Seems like just yesterday that we wandered aboard like children in Wonka’s chocolate factory. Quantum felt familiar and comfortable by the time we left.

We’re off the ship, into Barcelona city…

{ at this point, I’m going to split posts off to a new series for Italy. }

Departing Palma

After a too brief visit, we slipped away from Palam de Mallorca and had a beautiful view of the island as we passed around the western end to head north.

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North coast of Mallorca

The north coast is beautiful Mediterranean landscape; most of Mallorca is flat, with prominent mountains along the north edge providing protection and fresh water for the island.

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