IBIZA - Why I Love Ibiza
I arrived in
Ibiza in 1973.
It was only for 6 months. - Since then
I live on the island.
It is difficult to explain what caused that I stayed since it is not one
single thing, but of a set of elements, some tangible, others not as
Will it be its green landscape,
its pine covered hills, where
silence reigns only interrupted by the songs of the birds?
Or will it be its beaches of a
fine and white sand,
bathed by crystalline waters as
few as there still are in the Mediterranean?
Perhaps it are the fields in
spring, when they are dressed in colors that seem to have left
the trowel of a creative painter?
Perhaps it is the
luminosity of which so many artists, who live on the island and
got inspired by it, speak.
But it may be that it are the
people of the fields, with thousand-year-old traditions, for which the
word was worth much more than any contract.
It is possible that it was the
climate that attracted
me, for I came from a country where winters last 6 months, it had
attracted me more than I imagined, but I must add that the
freedom that one could
breathe played a very important
All this caused that, in time, when more people thought they knew
everything, I started to study
tourism to be able to be
and to transmit my tenderness
and my love for this
island which gave me so
much, without asking anything in return.
of the A.P.I.T.I.F
- Association of
OFFICIAL TOURIST GUIDES for Ibiza and Formentera