The Fortunate Isles: Life and Travel in Majorca, Minorca and Iviza
by Mary Stuart Boyd
Publisher: Methuen & Co. 1911
Number of pages: 304
In the midst of palms, and cedars and cactuses, and olives and oranges, and lemons and figs and pomegranates... The sky is like a turquoise, the sea is like lazuli, and the mountains are like emeralds. The air is pure like the air of Paradise. All day long the sun shines and it is warm, and everybody walks about in summer clothes. At night one hears guitars and serenades...
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