Travel Blogs from Olbia
... along the coast on our way up to La Maddalena, searching for the 3.4 million sheep we heard live on the island (double the population of residents!).
A short ferry ride from Palau, La Maddalena did not disappoint. The little town offered plenty of souvenir shops for the kids (a new purse! a shark tooth necklace!), double scoops of gelato, and a harbor filled with beautiful sailboats. Our little apartment was just a 15 ...
Here we are in Olbia in Sardinia, a seaside port town, with a magnificent old town center where our hotel is situated. Very comfortable living, fantastic accommodation, breakfast is held in the basement amongst the roman aqueduct ruins. Pop out onto the street take an Italian paced stroll along the cobblestones to find a place to eat – yummo. Yesterday we went for a tourist drive ...
... sure I send one more, this time correctly :) 3. Fall in love with myrto, a blueberry liqueur. 4. I travel down south and discover some amazing mountain scenery in the Gennargentu range. 5. I settle for a quiet hotel in lovely Cala Gonone on the coast (now almost a ghost town before ...
Day six on which... 1. I take a full hour of kitesurfing course entirely in Italian with the crazy Andrea and... survive.. 2. I learnt that Sardinians say "ayó" when they mean "hi" and "eyà" when they mean "ok". But sometimes they use them interchangeably. And sometimes they both mean "I know" or "how are you?". It's a complicated island, Sardinia... 3. I got ...
1. I find out that the Italian firefighters are actually called "guardians of the fire" ("vigili del fuoco") and toys are sold in places called "Bimbo". How not to love Italy? 2. I listen to radio and discover that Italians love "rock in translation", which basically involves playing a rock song with a radio person explaining the lyrics in Italian over the music. Bohemian Rhapsody in Italian: Fun! 3. I listen to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility