Train to Soller

          Join me with my camera on a cross country train ride in Mallorca.

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          Step back in time from the bustling streets of Palma, wander through the little ticket office and out onto the platfom to find the train to Soller waiting for you.

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          I’ll go and save you a seat while you stop to buy your tickets.  We picked our’s up earlier in the week when we were making “Plans for Soller“.

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          One last look behind us at the beautiful station, it’s hard to believe that we’re in the middle of a bustling city.

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          As we leave the station, the train passes through the middle of the city, quite literally in fact, it passes down the centre of a road with cars on either side driving in opposite directions.

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          Before long we leave the traffic behind and make our way across countryside.

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          Little roads here and there pass across the railway line with traffic lights and level crossings.

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          Most of the trees are a little sparse, they’re lemon trees.  Soller, where we’re heading, is famous for it’s oranges and lemons.

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          We catch a glimpse of the mountain… the tallest one on the island I’m told by another traveller.

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          A short pause here for another train to pass.

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          And then we’re off again, off towards the tunnel to take us underneath the mountain and out on the other side.

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          What a difference we see on the other side of the mountain.  Bigger and better trees.

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          Bigger and better lemons too, now you can see where Soller gets it’s reputation from.

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          Welcome to Soller.

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          A quick stop at the station to snap a couple of pictures of the train in its new setting.  Can you see the church in the near distance ?

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          Just time for one more quick snap, we’re not stopping in Soller just yet, we’re off to catch a tram to Port de Soller but we’ll be coming back this way so we can have a look around the town then.

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           More from before: “Mallorca” – Palma and Soller in July 2016 and Alcudia way back in June 2004.

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