Travel Blogs from Calasetta
... you all through our blog. Tomorrow is Emma's first day back at school and Tom starts next week - it is a shock to the system! As is the rain and wind which greeted us when we arrived back in England!
We are really looking forward to our travels in the coming weeks and hope to continue writing our travel blog. Stay tuned for our upcoming adventure through Portugal during October.
Lots of love,
... was funny sometimes (a little bit) but it also made for very stressful driving.
We left just in time as a cold wind was blowing there yesterday and we had certainly been lucky with the weather. We loved Montenegro so much we hope to go back one day.
We're both a bit sick with colds today so we're happier to have the slower pace in Sardinia. We had to fly to Rome to catch the flight to Sardinia. We arrived around ...
... of the Island of St Peter. (he was apparently ship wrecked here on his travels).
We settled in on a sandy bottom this time and were soon joined by Matador, Yindee Plus and Hai Mei Gui. We all stayed two nights with a Pot Luck dinner on board Cuttyhunk before we parted company. The others headed west to Menorca while we perserveered with Sardinia and headed up the west coast.
... 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 ...
... me turning around to take a photo every 5 minutes. The one thing we really wanted to see (and the main reason we wanted to go on the tour bus): the flamingos. No, not from the zoo. Flamingos actually flock to Cagliari for the saltlands (said to be salt from the Roman times) and hang out at these wetlands. It is one of the few examples of saltlands within the city limits- and is very cool to see (the name of the ponds is called Molentargius if you ...