Hotel Lido degli Spagnoli
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... for some improvement in the wind direction before moving across to Sicily. The winds seem exceptionally unhelpful in recent days and seem to blow directly from the place we want to go to. As ever the locals always say it is ‘unseasonal’ but I have given up believing them now and think that quite simply the weather systems are changing.
Given the distances we have travelled, the boat has inevitably suffered a ...
Hola to Ciao – we have been in transit town for the last little while, Spain to Italy.
Bilbao was amazing, our accommodation was tucked in the old quarter, no cars, houses to the streets and Roman style cobblestones – absolutely picture perfect. Eating and drinking houses at every turn, windy streets you definitely want to get lost in. After a yummy "lunch of the day" – including paella and some wonderful menu ...
... his golf clubs. Losing his clubs would have been a far worse deal he said.
When we picked up our hire car we got a very pleasant surprise - a 200 C class Mercedes (almost new with only 3000 km on the clock) - and yes it's black! That is surely worth a photo or two. And I'm quite sure it won't encourage Paul to drive as a Montenegrin.
Our first stop in Sardinia is Porto Pinto, just over 80 kms from the airport ...
... and out into the bay.
We were dragging................so up it comes and down it goes again. This lasted for another night and then the wind came up and away we went again, dragging! It seems that the mud was only a layer, possibly over rock and very bad holding. The wind built and the sea picked up so we set off to hunt down a better spot. Finding a nice sandy bay on the ...
... Plus" and "Hai Mei Gui", as well as Matador. All three yachts are heading west and to the Caribbean as well............... it's beginning to look as though we have a convoy!
The weather is not hot, 30 degrees tops, it is windy, we've had rain at night, water temp is about 23 degrees and we are finding Sardinia to be an indifferent sort of a place. Well at least this corner is.