Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Walking among partridges at Cutaynet.

Throughout the eighteenth century the flourishing trade between the port of Mahon and other ports of the Mediterranean gave way to an era of prosperity in the island. The bourgeois who got rich on trade and privateering wanted, as a symbol of their prosperity, buy land, which so far, were in the hands of the nobility since Middle Ages.

 Thus, at this time the large agricultural holdings on the island were segregated and the new ones, often preserved part of the array name.

Cutaynet is one of those properties whose land belonged one day the vast region known as Cotaina

As I walked around the area I have been in the middle of a group of partridges that had been singing as daylight was coming to its end.

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