Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Palma is the centre of administration and the seat of a bishopric. A railway now connects it with other chief towns of the island.

“It is most profitable, it is blessed, to be always looking beyond second causes in all our trials and distresses, and to discern the Lord's hand, in infinite love and wisdom, appointing all. For this brings the soul into a state of resignation and tranquility at least, if not of holy Joy.”
–Robert Hawker, Poor Man’s Commentary, Psalm 17