Camí de Son Fortesa

“...a la possessió de vells olivars, conreus i fruiterars, dins l’antic casal de color rogenc, on vaig néixer...”

Project Info

Client Joan Rosselló de Son Fortesa
Skills Manyoc de fruita mallorquina, 1903

Project Description

“You ask me, dear friend, to talk to you of rural Majorcan life, since you know that it has been my life for a good few years, away from the city, in the heart of the mountain, on the estate with old olive groves and orchards, in the old reddish house, where I was born and where I hope to die peacefully when the time comes, amongst my own.
The ancestral home where I was born, an old estate, surrounded by stables, vines, olive groves, carob trees, almond trees, kitchen gardens and fields of wheat, is close to the town of Alaró, in the bottom of the Socarrada valley, in the shade of the green and airy laurels and fruits trees where nightingales sing in the spring, and from the great windows you can see the grey gable of the front of the building where the pigs, mares and sheep graze…”