Hotel Su Baione
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... I had read something about the wilds of Sardinia that peeked my interest; something about it being one of the last such places in Europe, where the people speak a language with words from ancient Greek and Phoenician; where blood feuds and family honour are still adhered to. Cath also had an interest in Sardinia after she and Lynn considered going to Corsica or Sardinia on a previous trip but ended up going elsewhere. Cath had been interested ...
... to get the names of 2 young women who work on the weekly slot tournaments. They were particularly helpful, welcoming and always called me by my name. Quite amazing really when you think of the number of people they encounter every cruise. Now in our third week, there are fewer and fewer entertainment events that we haven't already seen or done, so our evenings are getting shorter. Just as well, because soon it will be back to reality! ...
... It was another quaint town and it's interesting to see the girls who work in shops wearing white pinafores. I don't think that would catch on with our checkout chicks - or blokes for that matter.
Oristano was one of the major cities we passed on the way and we had a quick stop at the nearby Marina di Torres Grande but when it comes to grand(e), it was hard to top some of the towns further north.
Towards the end of the day ...
- Gum trees
- So many Brilliant stars, with shooting stars that must have been quite close as they were so big, bright and long.
- Stories of bandits kidnapping children and cutting off their ears.
- Gina and Tullio - Cristina's lovely parents (and our's too for the week).
- San Salvatore which is like a western town - western movies have been filmed there.
- Hiking up sand dunes to ...
... oddly, almost all the sites looked fairly new and very polished and well-kept and each one had a photo of the person buried there. a lot of family crypts with 2 to 8 or 10 people in them and some mausoleums as well and then a few small tiny plots all by themselves in the ground with just a small cross. how odd that it all looked so very, very new.Back in the car and on our way again when we see signs for dolmens. we follow ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking