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By Mike Carter

What might ensue in case you have been biking to the workplace and simply saved on pedalling?

Needing a transformation, Mike Carter did simply that. Following the Thames to the ocean he launched into an epic 5,000 mile journey round the whole British sea coast - the similar of London to Calcutta.

He encountered drunken clergymen, drag queens and gnome sanctuaries. He met fellow guests and other people development for a special kind of destiny. He additionally came upon a spirit of incredible kindness and generosity that confident him that Britain is whatever yet damaged. this is often the inspiring and extremely humorous story of the 5 months Mike spent biking the byways of the kingdom.

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This fairly recent festival includes dancing and music to accompany the eating of large amounts of sausages (berenada de butifarra) and vegetable pies (coca amb trampó). Procession with crops, during Festa des Vermar in Binissalem AUTUMN Rainfall Todos los Santos (1 Nov). All Saints’ Day and the following day – Día dels difunts (All Souls) – are a time when people visit the graves of relatives and friends. Sant Carles (4 Nov), Ibiza. Patron saint’s day, celebrated throughout the island. Dijous Bo (3rd Thu in Nov), Inca, Mallorca.

9:30am–1pm & 3:30–7pm Mon–Fri, 9:30am–1pm Sat. P Pla˜a Major This pedestrianized 19thcentury square has a number of souvenir shops and lively cafés. Many of the square’s restaurants have outdoor tables under its arcades. The centre of the square is given over to stalls that sell a wide variety of handicrafts. There’s also a stage that is frequently used by musicians and jugglers who entertain visitors to the city. The porticoed square was laid out in 1823 following the demolition of the headquarters of the Inquisition.

P Pla˜a d’Espanya This vast square, containing an equestrian statue of Jaume I, is Palma’s main transport hub. The railway stations run services to Sóller and Inca. Most of the town’s buses stop here or in the local side streets and many link up with Palma’s suburbs and the nearby tourist resorts. E Poble Espanyol Poble Espanyol, s/n. Tel 971 737 075. @ # Dec–Mar: 9am–6pm daily; Apr–Oct: 9am–7pm daily. & “Miniature Spain” is located a short way west of Palma’s old town. It was built in the 1960s on the orders of the Spanish dictator General Franco.

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