Hotel Baglio Santacroce
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So we arrived in Palermo and we stayed with Rijsbrecht and Aretia for a couple of days. We couldn't have had a better host as he is amazing at preparing Italian food! The evening we arrived he made us a simple but unbelievable pasta with aubergines and tomatoe sauce. Which was more than enough because vegetables, tomatoes specifically, taste incredible in Italy.>The next days we tried all sorts of food ...
... coast of Sardinia is very dramatic with huge mountains dropping sharply to the blue sea but this means that you have to be very certain of the weather forecast before you moor in any small bay since the winds can rush down with no warning. We were lucky and had no problems at all- in fact we haven't had enough wind for Dawson's liking!
So we sailed and motorsailed our way from the top of Sardinia to ...
... together. When it is upwards, there seems to be no wind at all - so you start sweating and no air to breath. When you go downwards, you hope to be able to relax a bit, but then there is the wind coming from the opposite way, so you still have to pedal hard.
Anyway, we made it to the first stop a place just before Marsala with its salt winning and a nice terras in the shadow where we had 2 liters of water to rehydrate. ...
... the tour tomorrow.. Not as challanging as today, a bit shorter and virtually no hills, although a flat road does not exist in Sicily.
By the way the second half of the route which was downhill was a bit of a disappointment as we had a strong headwind and even going down we had to push seriously to move forward.
Talk to you in the coming days, internet and condition permitting. Pictures may follow later.
Hilde and ...
... first… Unless you claim your space. Different country – different styles.
Anyway getting out in 32 degrees was a change from the rainy 15 degrees in Belgium and got we were dressed for this.
Our taxi took us to the first place to stay – a BnB in Scopello, where we were immediately welcomed by a bunch of dogs. Lots of noise but no harm. We also go tour bikes in this place, good bikes we think and the ...