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By Michael Palin

Having risen to the problem of seas, poles, dhows and deserts, the top mountains on this planet have been a ordinary aim for Michael Palin. In a trip hardly, if ever, tried earlier than, in 6 months of difficult vacationing Palin takes at the complete size of the Himalaya together with the Khyber go, the hidden valleys of the Hindu Kush, historic towns like Peshawar and Lahore, the potent peaks of K2, Annapurna and Everest, the gorges of the Yangtze, the tribal lands of the Indo-Burmese border and the great Brahmaputra delta in Bangladesh. dealing with altitudes as excessive as 17,500 ft in addition to many of the world's inner most gorges, Palin additionally gone through political flashpoints like Pakistan's distant north-west frontier, terrorist-torn Kashmir and the mountains of Nagaland, only in the near past open to visitors.

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Grounds, where ashes of the dead were placed in small niches. It is called a columbarium (dovecote) because it resembles a pigeon house, with small openings lined up in rows (see p116). Païsses * Ses These Bronze Age remains Mallorca’s Top 10 & Pollentia The Moorish town Vell ) Capocorb These well-preserved mega- form one of Mallorca’s most impressive prehistoric sites. The defensive wall, composed of huge square blocks, is an example of the Mediterranean Cyclopean style – so-named by later cultures who believed that only a giant like the Cyclops could have built such a structure (see p113).

Elsewhere, dancers for a mock battle between drive out costumed devils, Festa de Sant Christians and Moors, in Jaume to ensure harmony during commemoration of a the coming year, and skirmish in which Arabic everyone circles bonfires and corsairs were routed in 1561. eats spicy pastries filled with Expect lots of rowdy, boozy fun, spinach and marsh eels. d 17 Jan brandishing of swords and the firing of antique guns. d Around • Palma, Sa Pobla, Muro and elsewhere % 9 May • Port de Sóller @ Maundy Thursday Setmana Santa (Holy Week) in the capital city is observed by a solemn procession of some 5,000 people parading an icon of the crucified Christ through the streets.

The rocky cliffs are the stuff of local legend, which recounts that shipwrecked Italian sailors fulfilled a vow in recompense for their salvation by carving an entire chapel out of solid rock (see p58). d Map B5/Q3 de Gènova $ Coves Though they pale in compari- son with the larger caverns on the eastern coast, these caves, discovered in 1906, are close to Palma and feature some interesting formations. A knowledgeable guide will show you around. d C/Barranc, 45, Gènova • Map C4/R2 • 971 402387 • Jun–Sep: 10am–1:30pm & 4–7pm daily; Oct–May: 10:30am–1pm & 3–5:30pm Tue–Sun • Adm €8 Pi % Cala Lush and beautiful, with an Bendinat 44 immaculate beach and excellent restaurants.

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