Thirty-two years ago, Claudia Schepers came to Mallorca on holiday with her sister and two friends. They stayed in Palmanova and it was there that the 20-year-old Dutch woman met a young Mallorcan man. There was an immediate special connection, which became more than just a holiday romance. They wrote to each other and he went to the Netherlands to see her. But, and as often happens, the distance meant that it was difficult to take the relationship any further.