Travel Blogs from Olbia
... beaches and snack bars. The bays of Spalmatore and Baia Trinita are understandably the most popular, and we spent time at each enjoying the clear turquoise waters, and views to the other islands.
We drove over to the island of Caprera, which is connected to Maddalena by a bridge. Garibaldi, Italy’s greatest national hero, bought the island in 1861 and built his house there. Today, his house is a museum with ...
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 ...
... sunburn on a small part of my leg. 4. I got some excellent "myrto" (blueberry liqueur) in a local supermarket and a free dessert at dinner (which some waiter put on my plate by mistake and before he realized it... Well you get the picture!) 5. I got into a nice talk with hotel manager about how difficult Sardinia and the locals can be. PS He's from Milan ;) 6. I go ...
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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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility