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- Continental Breakfast
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... for some improvement in the wind direction before moving across to Sicily. The winds seem exceptionally unhelpful in recent days and seem to blow directly from the place we want to go to. As ever the locals always say it is ‘unseasonal’ but I have given up believing them now and think that quite simply the weather systems are changing.
Given the distances we have travelled, the boat has inevitably suffered a ...
... s room overlook the port and dad is keeping a keen eye on the fishing boats comings and goings. Of course pizza for tea last night, smiles all round, the meal was delicious, as the sun set the sky turn the most amazing blue I have ever seen. Loving using our Italian, great listening the boys use theirs. Not sure what we are doing today
but there is a fishing port and some ruins to explore and a beach close by to find.
Ciao ragazzi ...
... 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 ...
... were outta there and off to Calasetta.
We promptly turned hard to port and kept going. It was a great days sail and a great catch up when Matador dropped anchor near us later that evening. We now have the dubious honor of being"matadored" that night as we caught up over a few.
We are now anchored in 3.5m of dark green water, again salt marshes, and in the company ...