The discovery of Aloe Vera goes back to the beginning of mankind. The first people to understand the effects and benefits of this plant were the ancient Chinese. Although in ancient Egyptian culture there are references to it as the plant of immortality.
The port of Sóller is a small natural port that over the last few years has become a large marina. It is one of the favourite places in the north coast of Mallorca for sailers as there are plenty of restaurants and shops.
There surely is no other product of the Balerics more typical or better known. The spiral ensaimada is a breakfast very much appreciated and not just by the Mallorquines, also by the islands many visitors. The selling and eating of this product has spread to many places and bakeries worldwide.
Turron is a traditional dessert, not just in Mallorca, but also in the rest of Spain. It is a sweet pastry made of flour, sugar, egg white and almonds. Although you can enjoy it throughout the year, it is especially popular between December and January when it is produced and consumed in greater quantities.