La Conchiglia Beach Club
Travel Blogs from Cala Gonone
... The surroundings make you feel like an ant. The pictures don't do the place justice.
The beaches are many and the surf is big. The tourist season hasn't started here yet, so it's empty. We like it that way. The downside is that it's not always not quite warm enough to lay out in the sun, however, when the sun does come out, the beach time is unmatched.
One of the best island time moments for me was ...
... some of these alleys a Fiat Bambino will only just fit.
The alleys are all well lit and it's a really safe place to walk - if you don't consider the cars which can come hurtling down these alleyways!
While we were sitting at dinner one small car reversed up the alleyway which was one way - obviously being lazy. By this stage it was raining and he must have reversed about 250 m on the wet cobblestones. Paul reckons with the speed he ...
... siesta and set us up to drive off in a beastly Fiat Panda.
Our apartment is in Orosei, a small old town on the eastern coast. We will be staying here for a week to recharge the batteries, learn a little Italian and just enjoy Sardinia. If yesterdays gnochetti and pizza dinner is any indication of the quality of food here, this weeks' eats will be LE GEN DA RY!
... to the beach to a live music venue, then into a beer garden where we had a selection of drinks.
The darkness could have been a problem for seeing our way home, but for our froggy keyring, which let out a light while making a rainforest frog noise.
The sleep in the car was quite comfortable this time.
Its something we would have to do more as we had spent vastly since being here and now needed to economise.
... to stop and admire them.
We saw two more nuraghi's on this day.
The first one was a hilltop, uncared for nuraghi, on which were living the local goat/sheep/mouflons.It was reached only by a long rough track. There were no other people around and no entry fees. The goatees there were being looked after by a big dog, as they all did seem to be in Sardinia, and they all ran off as we approached.
That nuraghi was called Corongiu and was close to a village called Nurri. ...