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... up and up there I hope.
Our room at this resort was classified as being within one hotel and the resort had many different "hotels". It's quite a big place, enough so they manage to have the wildlife retreat in the middle and have something like 11 pools and 5 or 6 private beaches. We only visited the one beach that was close to our hotel as we wanted our time there to be more about relaxing and not planning more excursions. However, had we wanted to we could ...
... and has read 7 books so far, which is pretty impressive if you ask me.
That night when we got back to the hotel, the director and the front desk staff were there, wanting to know how it went and if my ATM issue had been resolved. I told them no and they quickly made some calls and arranged for me to go back the next day to meet the bank director. I wasn't holding my breath that it would be effective though.
Luckily that ...
... terrible and we spent more time trying to find a connection than actually looking at the internet or talking to people.
Our last activity of the day before we hit the hay was a late night swim in the tropical pool across from our room. It was set up to look more like a beach and we thought for sure we would get kicked out, but we didn't. Eventually we went back to the room and crashed for the night - it's hard work being in the sun all day!
... English - everywhere else was fantastic. However, the moment we landed in Sardinia it was even worse!! In fact, we have yet to find one person that speaks English. We had been getting by with pointing and using basic words. Thank goodness for my pocket dictionary and phrasebook!
Anyway, we stopped in at the cafe and found the general direction of the resort from the woman speaking Italian and pointing at me. We just kept pushing on, tired ...
... one to myself...and proud of it
- Italian pasta which is so fresh I ate a slightly spiced prawn Linguine as an entree
- Grilled Beef with tomato and rocket salad was a main
- Nutella covered waffles
- Seasonal Fruit as a desert, which was served to me literally as a bowl of uncut fruit.
- and my very favourite of the week was the Antipasti Plate with various meats, cheeses, breads, grilled vegetables and dumplings. I often had this for ...