Tag Archives: Italy

Bosa; Reflections, Cobbled Streets & a Medieval Castle. Sardinia

Bosa is a town in the province of Oristano, Sardinia. Seen from a distance, the townscape resembles a canvas of rainbow colours with houses stacked steeply on the hillside overlooked by the castle. The town is divided by the River Temo where moored fishing boats reflect vibrantly and palm trees line its banks. Bosa is about…

Lunch in Alghero & a stroll on the rampart walls. Sardinia

Alghero is a roman city on the northwest coast of Sardinia which is encircled by ancient walls and known for its cobble-stoned center and lively marina. After a busy morning climbing 600 steps into Neptune’s cave, we stopped off for a quick bite to eat and a stroll around the walls. Getting there Driving south…

Roman Ruins; Nora Archaeological Site. Pula, Sardinia

Nora  is an ancient Roman and pre-Roman town which sits on the jutting peninsula of Pula in southern Sardinia.  The area was originally Phoenician; a flourishing sea route ran between Carthage and Sardinia. There were  two protected harbours on each side of the peninsula – part of each is still visible. Following the conquest of Sardinia…