Hotel Cala Luna
Travel Blogs from Cala Gonone
... unmatched. I can eat sheep cheese and fresh tomato salads for the rest of my life and be happy. I need to investigate getting my hands on this stuff when I get back home. The pasta is usually freshly made and the sauces, while simple, are just so much better than what I'm used to. I don't know why, Vancouver has great Italian chefs...
We hiked Gola di Gorropu a couple of days ago, a massive canyon in the nearby ...
... is certain about this building, it would have taken a magnificent effort to build as it is constructed from huge boulders. The ceilings are amazing, let alone the walls.
A stop at the major town of Alghero was interesting especially for someone who loves her jewellery. Alghero is known for its filigree silver jewellery and Sardinia is known for its coral jewellery. Combine the two and you can find some pretty pieces. I was pretty ...
... siesta and set us up to drive off in a beastly Fiat Panda.
Our apartment is in Orosei, a small old town on the eastern coast. We will be staying here for a week to recharge the batteries, learn a little Italian and just enjoy Sardinia. If yesterdays gnochetti and pizza dinner is any indication of the quality of food here, this weeks' eats will be LE GEN DA RY!
... 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.
... Marina di Tertenia.
There was a small inland pool of warm water which was fun for the children to play in.
The sun set and we moved on to another beach, Marina di Bari, where we set up camp in a pricey, something star beachfront site.
We dined in the restaurant there, me on aubergine parmigiano which was delicious, accompanied by the local beer.
That was our nuraghi day done with, and I didn't know if Eleanor could bear me to drag her around anymore, but we'll see.