Travel Blogs from Carloforte
... of the city. After finding the flamingos we headed to the town of Cagliari. We went to the top of the town and saw panoramic views of the city especially from the top of bastion saint remy. We the cathedral Santa Maria from the outside since it was closed which had a beautiful mosaic above the door. We wandered around for a while before heading back to spend the rest of the evening on the ...
... It was a pleasant although winding drive (can't get away from the mountains it seems) but also very quiet on the road. So it was nothing like Montenegro! The countryside so far seems to resemble a cross between Aus and Spain. In fact Porto Pinto itself reminds Paul of SA's Yorke Peninsula.
On the hills above the beach are the ruins of a fort from WWII which we weren't expecting to see. If you were in Spain there would ...
Calasetta proved to be a very frustrating anchorage. When we first arrived I had snorkled out to have a look at the anchor to make sure it was well dug in and I was very surprised to see not only was it supposedly so well dug in it had disappeared into the mud completely along with at least 10 metres of chain. This looked great until the next day when we found ourselves slowly moving ...
... early afternoon the breeze was well and truly up by the time we got there.It did not look a very attractive place to stop, boats that were anchored there were bobbing up and down quite frantically.
So we carried on to the next recommended anchorage at Malfatano. Something we haven't been prepared for here is how shallow some of the anchorages are. Although there is still a steep ...
Thursday at Sea
Not many photos today.
Lee’s view - Thursday was a day at sea as we cruised between Sicily and Mallorco off the coast of Spain - a visit to Christopher Skace’s old stomping ground!
Greg and I decided we would like to go and explore the boat so we got a ticket each (which is limited to 2 groups x 16 people per cruise). This was a “behind the scenes tour” of the workings of the ...
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