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Travel Blogs from Cala Gonone
... pizzeria just a few clicks north of town. Sitting around a big empty outdoor space, listening to a whole 4 non blondes album over the speakers (who knew they recorded more than 1 song?), surrounded by knock off simpsons kitch and eating freshly made italian food is hard to beat.
I got a couple of dives in yesterday with Franco, Lorenzo and Guido (I'm not making the names up... I swear). K12, an old world war II ...
... of Nuoro is the very beautiful Monte Ortobene. Driving up this mountain it's almost different on every level. We saw quite a few walkers and runners (dangerous really as there is no separate area) but you can see what draws them here. On one corner the small area of trees and rocks looked like the proverbial fairies at the bottom of the garden. On another level the rocks looked like they had been rolled gently in place.
As the guide told ...
... to be a hole in the ground without much tourist infrastructure. Things got "fun" as without knowing any Italian, having internet access, maps, or guidebooks, we somehow managed to Forrest Gump our way out of there to Sassari, and then through a couple of painful hours in Sassari, before finally ending up on the steps of a car rental agency. Once there, it was only a two hour wait before the staff got ...
... to the beach to a live music venue, then into a beer garden where we had a selection of drinks.
The darkness could have been a problem for seeing our way home, but for our froggy keyring, which let out a light while making a rainforest frog noise.
The sleep in the car was quite comfortable this time.
Its something we would have to do more as we had spent vastly since being here and now needed to economise.
... br> The next nuraghi was the biggest one in the whole of Sardinia, called Nuraghi Arrabiu, which meant 'red', chosen because of the colour of the algae on the rocks.
In this nuraghi we escaped from the official guided tour and from the crowd.
Instead we were given a printed sheet in English to follow at our leisure. It was a nice site in which some of the old huts had been recreated using wood and thatched roofs.
We arrived back to the beaches, enjoying a nice ...