Cap De Formentor by kevinfoleyphoto

Cap de Formentor is a spectacular place,located on the northernmost point of the Balaeric Island Majorca in Spain. Its highest point, Fumart, is 384m above sea level. It has many associated bays, including Cala Fiquera, Cala Murta and Cala Pi de la Posada.
The 13.5 km road which runs from Port de Pollença to Cap de Formentor was built by the Italian engineer Antonio Parietti. His masterpiece on Majorca, however, was the snake to Sa Calobra. Instead of being overwhelmed by what stood in his way on the cliffs, Parretti observed the Tramuntana winds and understood: where the slope was too steep, he made a curve. When he had to remove part of the cliffs, he placed the waste in other places where it was needed. The result was the two roads, which are nestled together in the mountains like abandoned silk ribbons.

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The Road to Formentor by natezeman

A long winding road leads you to the very tip of the Cap De Formentor on the island of Mallorca. At the terminus, a beacon shines high on the sheer cliffs almost 700 feet above the Mediterranean Sea. This is the Formentor Lighthouse. Long after the sun has set, the sea, sky and land blend into various shades of blue. A lone warm streak of lights from a car slithers its way down the serpentine road, captured through a long exposure.

Formentor Lighthouse – Cap De Formentor – Island of Mallorca, Spain

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