Hat – H&M
I have to apologize. You’re going to get really sick of seeing this hat and these sandals in all our posts from Mallorca. I had no idea how much I loved hats (and how useful they really are!) until I bought this one for this trip. I ended up wearing it almost every day and night while we were away. So naturally, it ended up in most blog photos. We were travelling carry on only (or at least tried to – we had to check our bags on one flight because they were over height, ugh!) so I had limited space for extras like shoes and hats. I had to recycle things alot. So, I apologize if you get bored of looking at them, haha!
I mentioned a few posts back that we stayed in an Air b&b during our stay just outside of Palma, Spain. The apartment itself was nothing to write home about. In fact it was a little run down. The view was what made our hearts skip a beat. We were like kids in a candy store full of excitement when we actually arrived at the apartment and were even more gitty the next morning when we woke up to chirping birds and the sound of crashing waves below us. There is nothing like waking to the sound of the ocean. We slept like babies while we were there.
During the day we had been sun bathing on the beach all afternoon. And by sun bath in the sun I mean, drench ourselves in sunscreen (Ken gets an extra dose and re-dosed after each dip in the ocean – in case you don’t know – he is very ginger and fair, as you can see here). Anways, apparently I had spent a few too many hours in the sun because I ended up with my first heat rash of the season. Sensitive skin problems. It happens every year. Always after my first lay out in the sun I break out in tiny inchy bumps. It was all over my arms and legs and was itchy as hell. I don’t find much helps, other than slathering myself with aloe. So, long story short, I was glad to have this long sleeve top with me to cover all the red, irritated skin. If anyone has any suggestions for heat rash, please let me know!!!
Just below our apartment was a little footpath that leads to this giant boulders next to the water. The stone steps that walk down to the water were stunning. It makes me wonder how long they have been there, how did they get there, who put them or carved them there? I wish we had asked around a little bit. Now we will never know…
I could stop and stare out at the oceans for hours. I wish so badly I didn’t suffer from motion sickness because I would love to spend time on a boat or just floating around in the water. Unfortunately, sitting next to the water and listening to the waves crash below me will be as close as I can get without feeling nauseous.
Stay tuned for a lot more spanish posts in the near future! Also, I’ll be in Bath this weekend for a Hen party (that’s a bachelorette party to those that aren’t English!). It should be fun (maybe too much?) so follow along on snapchat! My name is aandreaclare 🙂 See you there!