Travel Blogs from Calasetta
Hola to Ciao – we have been in transit town for the last little while, Spain to Italy.
Bilbao was amazing, our accommodation was tucked in the old quarter, no cars, houses to the streets and Roman style cobblestones – absolutely picture perfect. Eating and drinking houses at every turn, windy streets you definitely want to get lost in. After a yummy "lunch of the day" – including paella and some wonderful menu ...
... of 'historico' signs showing the way. Considering this was quite a substantial set up we're surprised it hasn't been highlighted in some way.
Tonight will be a quiet one checking out the local food for dinner and then having an early night. As this is a seaside town, it's all very quiet at the moment. Lovely. The season kicks off in August we're told.
Tomorrow we head north.
(Accommodation: Hotel Dei ...
... and out into the bay.
We were dragging................so up it comes and down it goes again. This lasted for another night and then the wind came up and away we went again, dragging! It seems that the mud was only a layer, possibly over rock and very bad holding. The wind built and the sea picked up so we set off to hunt down a better spot. Finding a nice sandy bay on the ...
... line especially at the Capes a lot of the area in from the coast is marshy with salt pans.
We spent a reasonable night there with minimum rolling and then we were off to track down Matador. We had great sail with a following wind but by the time we reached the bay they were in it was over 20kts and blowing straight into the anchorage. We called them on the radio and Stu ...
... RUN to the pier and gobble it down in 2 minutes before it totally melted.. and even then we were very sticky) and then we sat down to watch the ships go by and relax. We grabbed some delicious pizza since we spent a lot of money on the previous evening's supper and then went out for a drink with some guys we met at the pier (again, who were infatuated with Julia). One of them actually told me in comparing my voice to Julia's (she's from ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed