- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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We woke aboard the Italian ferry Roma sailing between Italy and Spain. The sun was rising behind a low cloud. We sailed north for a while, leaving Porto Torres at the top of Sardinia. A woman walked a dog on the deck. Men drank beer at sunrise. Philippine sailors scrubbed the decks with modern power hoses. Italian stewards served cappuccinos. Wind blew water uphill. A man ran with two dogs. A ...
... a great sail in to
our destination. I know I say this a lot about the coastlines we pass but the Sardinian coast is something special even from a distance from shore.
We got to the Bonifacio Straights where we had the mountains of Sardinia on the
starboard side and the mountains of Corisca on the port side of us.
The anchorage we chose to stay in only had two other yachts, so quite peaceful ...
... Italian controllers are not being very welcoming and fining yachtsmen for the most menial of things. We heard that at Arbatax (which we will be visiting at some stage) yachts were recently fined for not anchoring in the right places, which are not designated in other languages other than Italian, and one yacht was forced to separate their garbage into organic and the various recyclables and pay ...
... the sea from the small dock.
Cala Reale is in the central part of the island. In the Northern part you can reach Cala d'Oliva and in the Southern part you can reach Fornelli.
After walking around in Cala Reale we took a bus (the bus runs during the summer to link the 3 main parts of the island) to get to the Northern part of the island. We passed Cala ...
... often named as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. It was so beautiful, I could have stayed forever! The village is surrounded by the sea and the castle summit affords amazing views. Another amazing Sardinian dinner, and we were back in the car headed for home!
After yesterday’s long drive, we spent today close to home beaching, relaxing, and eating more amazing Italian food, and yes…more ...