Crossing the Sahara on foot: The ‘Marathon des Sables’ is a demanding trial consisting of covering around 250 kilometres in 6 days, the approximate equivalent of one marathon a day.
Galmés i Ribot (Ctra. Santa Margalida - Petra, P.K. 2,400. Santa Margalida) is a prestigious winery which produces organic wines and employs no pesticides or synthetic fertilisers, utilising the organic fertiliser from the sheep that graze on their lands.
José Rives (or Ribes, the exact spelling is not known) was born in Mallorca in the second half of the 18th century. Like many of his contemporaries, as soon as he was old enough he decided to set sail to Cuba.
Alejandro B. M. and Alejandro C. S. are very excited. They have been learning the rudiments of sailing for three weeks. They know where port and starboard are, and what a mizzen or a genoa sail are.