Sant'Elmo Beach Hotel
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... invaders. They didn't work, as the Catalano-Aragonese took over the city in 1326 and threw out the Pisans who had only taken the place over in 1258. Anyway a climb up the steep wooden stairs is rewarded by expansive views across the city and the Gulfo Di Cagliari. Coming back down is a little unnerving as each flight of stairs ends inches from the edge. As we descended the hill we stopped for coffee and tea. We ordered a tea and a long black, which here ...
... I would normally say are always fashionably dressed but I have seen some onboard in dodgy shell suits. Additionally they are so focused on how they look, that they have now idea of what is going on a round them and tend to end up in the way when moving around and on and off the ship. And the Americans. Yes most are friendly but they do tend to moan about all things not american and well lets just leave it ...
... t for sale.
The café we went to for lunch was originally used as a post office and still have the places that the horses would drink from at the back of the shop (see picture also). There was a crypt under the shop with bones in, but we couldn't see it because it's to dangerous getting down there.
On the way to the ship we bought some all natural and yummy Sardinian sweets made of almond which are locally grown. Everything was made from almond.
... city gave a walled back street to the local artist to use.
Onto the local bus and down to the beach. Timed it well the middle school kids had finished for the day. Nice young man sat next to me with about the same english as my Italian. Had a limited chat.
The beach is about 7kms long. Half is free the other half had about 10,000 umbrellas and 10 clients. Must be mad in the season.
The water was good temp, some boys were ...
We walked one of the historic areas today.
Up lots of stairs to watch towers. The archeological museum, the local council palazzo! It was grandiose, mitcham would give an arm and a leg for such opulence.
Visited the mandatory churches, some with crypts. It stll amazes me the riches and ornate ness of these religious edifices.
Walked down to the port. ...