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... from the first few sentances, there was nothing wrong with my last blog!!!
Unfortunately we had a bit of a disaster. Jeff either got his wallet stolen or lost it. Drivers license was in it. 2nd disaster Ann had left her license at home. Problem with hire car in Sardinia/Corsica.
Samantha email copy of Ann's license, so we were hopeful.
We caught the ferry from Palermo to Cagliari overnight.
Loading was interesting paper passed through ...
Our last sea day today has been spent with finalizing our excursions for our last few ports of call, competing in my last slot tournament at the casino (and no, yesterday's luck is just that...yesterday's luck), and the last jackpot bingo of the cruise...and no to that as well. Another formal night, one of the last, so as requested...a photo of us in our "not so fine"-ery. It's now time to start thinking about such things as packing ...
... temple ruins we saw were from 3AD. They basically seem to be in the middle of nowhere and you have to marvel at their existence, especially when you consider the steep terrain around it. Also here we saw our first cork tree but not just a cork tree. The person who sold us our entry tickets told us the tree is 10 by 100 years old. I guess that's pretty old in anyone's language.
We drove through Fluminimaggiore (some names are a bit of ...
- Gum trees
- So many Brilliant stars, with shooting stars that must have been quite close as they were so big, bright and long.
- Stories of bandits kidnapping children and cutting off their ears.
- Gina and Tullio - Cristina's lovely parents (and our's too for the week).
- San Salvatore which is like a western town - western movies have been filmed there.
- Hiking up sand dunes to ...
... we have to hunt down a patch of sand or mud amonst the grass. We now know why there are mooring buoys here.
We were anchored off the site of the remains of Tharros an ancient city founded by the Phoenicians and dating back to around 700BC. This city was built over by the Romans and also used in the Middle Ages. Remains of churches, temples, water ...