Travel Blogs from Bonarcado
... a 1100euro lock on a credit card (which they could claim if we damaged the car) or pay a 150euro 'zero excess' fee. None of this was advertised to us when we "prepaid" the car hire and it was very annoying to encounter the extra cost at the airport. Nonetheless after trying to sort it out for some time we decided to just pay the extra cost and head out of town.
The drive to Hotel Orlando Resort took around 3 hours. The resort is located ...
... Pino we slowly made our way up to the coast today. Our hotel host last night suggested we stop at Iglesias (yes, of the Julio variety) because as she described it, there are gingerbread houses :-) We now think she meant that the sight is like a fairytale and in that she is correct. The cliffs were stunning with their interesting rock formations jutting vertically.
As if that wasn't pretty enough, our next stop was Masua. It meant a ...
- Back in tourist town.
- Explore with Andrea Sicari.
- Very confusing bus station.
... lunch and to see if the kids missed us. Saw 2 small turtles walking about in the front of someones yard which was sweet.
An afternoon spa then relaxing ready for our 5 course dinner. Kids rushed through dinner as keen to get back to their social life. Gave them until 10.45pm to come home as us old parents are tired. Al and I headed to theatre to watch Pirates show which was really good.
... and looked like they would have some good stuff. One was Alghero and the other was Tempio Pausina. We decided to go to Alghero as it had some nice things listed to see. Went to the front desk and she told us it would take 4 hours if we drove around the coast and would take 2 1/2 hours if we went to Olbia and then out from there. the roads here are all mountainous and undulating up and down and winding and twisted and curvy. ...