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Completion of The Wall !!!

February 8, 2019

It's done, ready, completed, no accidents, nice work, no mistakes, in short: we are SUPER happy. It took well over a...

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Backside wall in the former coal storage building

January 11, 2019

First of all: you all have received a 'test test test' message last week, which should never have been sent out. We...

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Final post of 2018

December 28, 2018

The last post of the blog dates October 26, over 2 months ago. What happened some of you will be wondering. Much has...

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Renovations to our houses in Sweden

October 26, 2018

Our blog is about our adventures and mainly these are related to Mallorca as we spend most of our time at La Mina San...

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Extreme weather on Mallorca

October 12, 2018

This short blog post is not about our finca and what we do, but about the extreme weather. Since the catastrophic...

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Update cottage: 3 weeks later

October 5, 2018

Major progress has been achieved the past weeks, since the last update. The main structural changes have been...

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Cottage project: update

September 14, 2018

There are guests in multiple houses right now and I don't work on the cottage renovations when guests are here....

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Solandra Maxima

September 7, 2018

Solandra Maxima - also known as cup of gold vine or Hawaiian lily (Dutch: 'Reuzenklimtrompet') - is a vine endemic to...

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New facade for ground floor of the cottage

August 17, 2018

Sooner than expected we are already working on improving the ground floor of the cottage. We amaze ourselves how much...

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Paulownia Tomentosa rain forest (update)

August 3, 2018

To attract more new hosts for Hovos we started an advertising campaign offering new hosts a welcome-bonus of $10. This...

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Journal of last week from Saturday July 21 - Friday 27.

July 27, 2018

What's life all about on La Mina you may wonder. Well... how about offering a day to day logbook of what we have been...

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The very first 'San Cayetano' wine

July 20, 2018

We just bottled and corked the first wine from our own vineyard. Although this is something to celebrate my mind is...