What is the red flash?
The Flash is a wonderful attraction of the island, a train, of from the capital Palma to Soller and moves back, past the great vantage points, Almond trees and many beautiful villages. If you ask the locals but for the red flash, then answer this mostly with a shrug, because the name is mostly unknown to them. The name "Red Lightning" was introduced by tourists, where the name does not appear clearly, because the train is not very fast, is still red or sometime was.
What are these brown balls on some beaches?
These balls are called, among other things Seeknödel, Seebälle balls and Poseidon. These balls are made of grass Poseidon, Strictly speaking, from the leaf- grass and rootlets of Poseidon, and if the dead parts loosen up and roll over the seabed, then these balls form from. It is neither dangerous, nor toxic.
Why is there this "Once" cottage?
These houses are from the organization for the visually impaired, and this is called Once. They sell their lots to help the visually impaired.
What about the garbage in Mallorca?
There are several ways to get rid of garbage. Once there the normal container, As in Germany, these are in green, yellow and blue found on such. Of these containers, which is again in another form, But in the same colors, these are divided into paper / cardboard, Household, Glass and plastic.
The same exists again in another form. It takes you on a hatch to be, throws his garbage in there and if the door has closed, then the waste falls into a large container underground. Otherwise there are the special waste containers, where the trash can by the door and throws the garbage is immediately sucked in and transported through underground pipes to a storage place to.
In Palma you can only after 18/19 Clock's throw away garbage and this is also recommended for the places outside Palma, so that the odors from the waste remains within limits and does not attract vermin.
What are these brown plant residues on the beach?
It is dead grass Poseidon, will be demolished by the storms and tempests, and washed ashore. Nature wants to protect in this way to the beach from the storms of the sea. To prevent the sand from the water carried away by the wind or blown away. On some beaches you will find much of the grass Poseidon, back to other less.
Why are hundred-year-old olive trees, twisted and deformed so strange?
The olive trees in Mallorca are some pretty twisted and deformed very strange, but all agree it is not about the cause. Some believe, that the earth's rotation could have something to do with, which is also responsible for the running in the bathtub or sink. Equally puzzling is, whether it might in the "genes" of the tree is, that he evolved over the years more and more turns and bends. Still others argue, it was because, that the tree every now and then cut the old branches, causing the tree after several centuries these "scars" which carries.
Where the king lives, when he visited Mallorca?
The king is in the palace called the Palau de Marivent under. The palace stands on the rocky coast, at the end of the promenade of Palma. This palace was 1923 built by the painter Joanne Saridakis. Since 1963, The castle belongs to the people of Majorca and in 1973 The Island Council has decided, From there it will be the "summer home" of the Spanish royal family.