Wave explosives at the northernmost point on Menorca

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Cap de Cavalleria is the northernmost point on Menorca, the end of a long and barren peninsula that extends about 4km north of the rest of the island. The scenery around the area is dramatic. It is not well visited as an attraction, but for those that do the area has a dramatic landscape and drive on offer. The area around here is remote and uninhabited, miles away from the sandy beaches and large hotels. This area is often thought of as a rather desolate area pounded in the winter by the island's famous tramontana wind. The tramontana wind is a classical name for a northern wind. Far from desolate this northern area is rich in history and embellished by beautiful beaches such as Playa de Cavalleria. The walk from Cap de Cavalleria is not difficult although the going can be hard in places and the pathways can be a little uneven and rocky. Good comfortable shoes, sun hat, sun cream, bathing costume, a picnic and a large bottle of water is all that's needed.

How to reach Cap de Cavalleria? Firstly, from the village of Es Mercadal in the centre of the island. Follow the signs to the northern beaches “Playas del Norte". This route takes you through the Tramontana way (camino de Tramontana). Take the road to Cavalleria. The picture shows explosive waves at the rocks in front of a rugged, rocky cove with dramatic 90 m high cliffs plunging into the sea. There is no beach at this northernmost point on Menorca - Spain.

Menorca is een bijzonder mooi eiland met een geheel eigen cultuur en landschap. De Menorcanen zijn heel trots op hun eiland en als je met een huurauto over het eiland rondrijdt zul je dit ook zien en voelen. Het heuvelachtige landschap met de typisch Menorcaanse stapelmuurtjes die weides en akkerlandjes omzoomen en de grillige kust met zijn talloze baaien en inhammen geven het eiland een woeste sfeer. De vele kleine zandstrandjes met de azuurblauwe zee, waarvan sommige praktisch verlaten zijn, vormen een idyllisch karakter. Cap de Cavalleria is het meest noordelijke puntje van Menorca. Deze kaap met een vuurtoren is zeer woest en de uitzichten vanaf de 90 meterhoge kliffen op de zee zijn erg spectaculair. Op de weg ernaar toe kom je langs een oude Romeinse stad en haven, Sanisera, uit de 2e eeuw na Christus die je kunt bekijken.

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  1. têteenlair 36 months ago | reply

    Wonderful work!
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  2. melquiades123 ( off ) 36 months ago | reply

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  3. Jón Pálma 36 months ago | reply

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  4. baratineuse1947LUCIE** 36 months ago | reply

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  5. LInDeZign 29 months ago | reply

    Remarkable image..! Thank you for sharing.

  6. ☼Sol.Digital☼ [deleted] 20 months ago | reply

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  9. NC Mountain Man 20 months ago | reply

    Wow ~ Great Capture :-)

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  11. ScrapbookingmemoriesforDianne 13 months ago | reply

    Great timing! Amazing capture of the movement and I love the blue in the water in the background.. Well done!

  12. cuongvp86 9 months ago | reply

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  13. godisinusall (GreyReb in+out + real busy) 9 months ago | reply

    Cool masterpiece !!! Excellent depth in this image, indeed !! Awesome point of view !!! Thank you for sharing !!

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