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We got lost but found Lu Impostu, Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia was one of those beautiful places that really surprised me.  We booked just a few weeks on the island in the middle of winter, not knowing what to expect, and ended up staying much longer than we imagined. Lu Impostu was the very last place we visited and ended up being our Sardinian ‘goodbye’. Leaving…

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…

What Wiki can’t tell you about Flussio, Sardinia

The car was packed, we were driving up to the north of Sardinia to catch a plane, the sun was shining, my camera was all tucked away….. when we drove through the bright and artistic streets of Flussio. We stopped so I could explore – much to the disgust of my tightly packed children, sitting…

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…

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