Colom and Cristo
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I have no pictures of the Drach caves, an enormous cavern some 500 yards long that winds its way along an underground lake. We went to the end of the cavern and were seated in the dark at the edge of the underground lake. Out of the darkness wooden rowboats carried classical musicians by candlelight playing several selection to set the mood. Usually visiting a cavern is a "once you've seen one, you've seen them all" experience, but this was different. I've included various photographs from the end of the trip in this section.

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condos.jpg (159868 bytes)houses1.jpg (190425 bytes) Excessive development of the shoreline was an issue with the Mallorquins.

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We visited a monastery at the top of some tall peaks I imagine were several thousand feet high. It was built in the 13th century. The work involved in building the monastery on this remote site is hard to imagine.