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The Gondola Blog

By chance one day I stumbled over the Gondola Blog by Greg Mohr, who nurtures a burning passion for gondolas. He is, as he states on his blogger profile, a gondola fanatic. There are quite a few gondolas in the

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Roberto Durzu

Last year, when we started our circumnavigation of Sardinia, our very first camp site was on a little beach behind the Marina Piccola at Poetto, on the outskirts of Cagliari. In the morning Wendy left on foot to buy or

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Golfo di Orosei

Franceso and i had planned to paddle to Cala Goloritzé in the Golfo di Orosei yesterday, and we got up early and set off fetching kayaks at a local camping where Francesco keeps par of his gear, and then on

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Arrived in Cardedu

I arrived in Cardedu in the afternoon on Saturday, and I was hardly in the door at Francesco’s before he declared that we were going fishing in kayak that afternoon. It is like that at Francesco’s house. It is very

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Kayak Fishing in Sardinia

My friend Francesco Muntoni from Cardedu Kayak in Sardinia has put up some photos of fish and other marine creatures he has caught while paddling in his local waters. Here are a few: Dentice, 5kg: Barracuda, 3kg: Squid 2.5kg: More

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Cardedu Kayak

Francesco Muntoni has run Cardedu Kayak for ages. He organises kayak excursions for both beginners and experienced paddlers along the middle part of Sardinia’s eastern coastline, from between Muravera and Cardedu to Cala Gonone, which includes the national park of

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Cagliari

Tuesday evening (March 25th) we left Palermo for Trapani. The ferry was scheduled to depart at nine in the evening, but we ended up at Giacomo’s chatting until after seven, and arrived at Trapani harbour at ten to nine, only

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Easter in Palermo

The weather has gone haywire in most of Europe, and we’ve got our part of the fun here in Sicily too. No snowstorms though, its not that extreme, but we’ve had a lots of rain, winds between force 4 and

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Good news from the home front

My wife Valentina has found a new job. She’s been working in the other end of the country, some 350km away, so she had an apartment there and we’d only see each other in the weekends. Now she’ll be working

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The workings of the mind …

Sometimes two persons can share an experience and walk away with two completely different recollections of it, as if they didn’t share a thing. Apparently, it can also happen that two persons share an experience and walk away with almost

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