22 Oct   Around Orosei  22 Oct
  Sardinia  
Alghero cathedral   24 Oct  24 Oct 
 
 
 
 
 
Orosei to Alghero
23 Oct 2019
Orosei to Alghero    23 Oct 2019
  Alghero, Sardinia, Italy   
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Alghero

Today we drove west from Orosei to Alghero. It is supposed to be about a two hour drive though if you check google nav's "avoid highways" box it will take you somewhat longer.

Alghero is the third largest town on the island with about 45,000 residents. It's known for its well-maintained old town and waterfront promenade. Like other Sardinian towns, Alghero is old, it has been occupied by humans since prehistoric times. But unlike the rest of Sardinia, many residents are descendants of Catalans and the Catalan language is recognized as an official language. Not that it matters to me as I speak neither Italian nor Catalan.

 
 
 
 
On the road to Alghero  
 
 
 
 
On the road to Alghero  
 
 
 
 
On the road to Alghero  
 
 
 
It's cooled down to 18  
 
 
 
 
It's cooled down to 18  
 
 
 
 
It's cooled down to 18  
 
 
 
We're not in Oregon  
 
Filling up in Sardinia is largely a do it yourself affair, sometimes with no attendants at all.
 
 
 
 
We're not in Oregon  
 
Filling up in Sardinia is largely a do it yourself affair, sometimes with no attendants at all.
 
 
 
 
We're not in Oregon  
 
Filling up in Sardinia is largely a do it yourself affair, sometimes with no attendants at all.
 
 
 
Alghero waterfront  
 
Alghero's waterfront features a many-kilometer-long promenade that wraps around the old walled city and extends far beyond. It is beautifully maintained and very popular with pedestrians.
 
 
 
 
Alghero waterfront  
 
Alghero's waterfront features a many-kilometer-long promenade that wraps around the old walled city and extends far beyond. It is beautifully maintained and very popular with pedestrians.
 
 
 
 
Alghero waterfront  
 
Alghero's waterfront features a many-kilometer-long promenade that wraps around the old walled city and extends far beyond. It is beautifully maintained and very popular with pedestrians.
 
 
 
Alghero centro storico  
 
This cafe-filled square is a few metres from our doorway.
 
 
 
 
Alghero centro storico  
 
This cafe-filled square is a few metres from our doorway.
 
 
 
 
Alghero centro storico  
 
This cafe-filled square is a few metres from our doorway.
 
 
 
Alghero waterfront  
 
 
 
 
Alghero waterfront  
 
 
 
 
Alghero waterfront  
 
 
 
Street musician  
 
His cello playing filled our apartment with beautiful music and drew us out to the street for a listen.
 
 
 
 
Street musician  
 
His cello playing filled our apartment with beautiful music and drew us out to the street for a listen.
 
 
 
 
Street musician  
 
His cello playing filled our apartment with beautiful music and drew us out to the street for a listen.
 
 
 
How to choose...  
 
 
 
 
How to choose...  
 
 
 
 
How to choose...  
 
 
 
 22 Oct   Around Orosei  22 Oct
  Sardinia  
Alghero cathedral   24 Oct  24 Oct