Travel Blogs from Dorgali
... 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 ...
... today, Sardegna is like a continent in itself, such is the range of nature you can experience here. He said this is the ideal time to visit and we couldn't agree more - less tourists and the wildflowers are in bloom making the mountains look especially pretty.
Tonight we're stopping at Nuoro and it's all downhill (figuratively speaking) from here as we head back to Cagliari tomorrow.
One thing we have discovered is that ...
... 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.
... could only be speculation from the archeologists.
Inside the nuraghi was a deep well, and narrow curving walkways connecting the rooms.
We went high up on the nuraghi to see the views, one sight being a beautiful hill nearby on which were the ruins of a Spanish castle.
We had pizzetta at a round bar, while overlooking this hill, then carried on with our travels.
One garden vegetable plot that we passed had unusual and colourful scarecrows in it and I ...