Today the outing turned out very well, this is what the teachers, Bernat and María thought of the tour, a real success. Congratulations for your behaviour, your work and your enthusiam. You worked very well, took notes, listen carefully to the explanations of our guide and showed interest in learning. Our excellent guide, María Vallespir, did a great job too. Thanks to her we all learnt a lot of interesting stories about our city, its histoy and some of its most emblematic monuments. The weather was fine, a bit chilly in the early morning but nice and sunny. So, nothing to complain about. Now, we would like to know your opinion too. The outing does not finish but stretches in the work you have to do in groups and in the powerpoints you will have to present.
You also had time to enjoy and unexpected things turned up, such us the man making huge soap bubbles in front of the cathedral, or discovering your Catalan teacher’s street!
Here you can see Bernat posing in Carrer de Sant Bernat
In this pic, you can see that the man managed to trap inside the bubble a tourist who was sitting in the background.
from our school we went down Sa Riera until we got to Can Sales, The Crypt of Sant Llorenç and the Church of Santa Creu, walking along the sea front towards the east, stopping at the Llotja de la Mercaderia (Market exchange), visiting the Cathedral, glancing at the court yard of Can Olesa and taking a rest at the Bishop’s garden were some of the things that kept us busy this morning.
Now, in order to help you carry out your taks, I will give you two very useful sites:
- Balears cultural tour where you can do a virtual tour of the places we visited this morning. The site has different language options: Catalan, Spanish, German and English. No excuse for making spelling mistakes in your dossiers. I’m sure that you took great notes but you can also check them. Now it is time to repeat the walk, This time virtually. Take a virtual walk!
- Gothic Palma. A jewel, not to be missed. An amazing site that lets you visit all gothic buildings in Palma, Cathedral and Santa Creu included. You can also activate the site in different languages. On top of great pics and information you can also listen to music and watch videos.
- Mallorca Daily Photoblog, from our friend Klaus, a never ending source of infomation about Palma. This site you all know, it is among our permanent links in our blogroll.
I will upload a slide presentation with the pics I took this morning.
Check the site and post your comments on the outing and Mallorca cultural tour site to the blog.