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Jul 22, 2008 - The spectacle enroute to Cabrera: Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko's futuristic gigayacht

So, we slept on the sailboat last night .. . Had breakfast at the marina cantina . . . Gotta have my java fix and use the loo. Let's see: huevos=eggs, toastada=toast, xxxxxx=butter [Don't need that], xxxxxx=ham We're managing and I ordered three cafe con leches - one for Randy and two for me. We are headed for the island of Cabrera ... We are barely out of the port this morning, when we see this amazing, futuristic gigayacht! What on earth is it? Who owns it? Ramon is sailing around it. Monique is taking video of it. I'm shooting photos....

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Jul 22, 2008 - Sailing on to the Cabrera Archipelago, a Land-Sea National Park since 1991

We're sailing out to Cabrera Island, 20 km off the coast of Mallorca from Colonia de Sant Jordi. Ramon and Monique are spoiling us rotten, taking us to one of their favorite holiday spots to explore. The island is said to be the birthplace of Hannibal and during the Napolenic War it was a prison camp. Thousands died of hunger and disease. We climb up to explore the castle and explore the inside. Later, we walk the path to the museum near the jetty but discover it's closed. In addition to the large island or Cabrera Gran, Cabrera also...

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Jul 21, 2008 - Sa Rapita Port and Colonial de Santa Jordi

Uncle Paul got us up early to drive from Lluchmajor to the Port Sa Rapita where Ramon and Monique's sailboat is moored. Although hot, it's a very windy morning. We're wondering if we can sail to Cabrera as intended. It's too windy to set sail across to Cabrera so the plan is to sail along the beachfront past Colonial San Jordi and make it a beaching day. The boat will be anchored and we'll take the Zodiak and the kayak to the shore. Ah, a beaching day on the Mediterranean! Building castles, catching hermit crabs, swimming, kayaking, and...

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