Until the snow comes – daily hiking adventures

When you're enjoying the warm weather in December but deep down you know it's global warming. by @fuckjerry
When you’re enjoying the warm weather in December but deep down you know it’s global warming. by @fuckjerry

I couldn’t sum it up better than good old @fuckjerry. These last few months have been great so far. Weather couldn’t be better in November and December offering  the perfect conditions for hiking in the area of north west Sardinia. The almost complete absence of wind (which is quite unusual in the island) made it possible to admire a very rare seascape changing the horizon into a thin blue line as far as you could see. Although dawn comes early (at around 5pm it’s almost totally dark) you’ve got at least 6 – 7 hours a day to get on the path and find out more and more about the stunning coastline of Alghero or the breathtaking view from some random ridge on the northern plains.

Well this is exactly what we did. This is a photo journal of some of our late – autumn hikes.

Let me introduce you this piece of rock affectionately called 'la bagassa' (the bitch)
Let me introduce you this piece of rock affectionately called ‘la bagassa‘ (the bitch)

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From one side you’ve got a clear view on the shores of Alghero while on the other side you can see as far as Stintino up in the northwest
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There used to be a castle on the top of the from the 13th century. Now it’s difficult to distinguish the rock itself from the ancient walls result of a ‘meltdown’ caused by hundreds of years of wind, rain and heat!
Once you're on the top you've got basically all north west Sardinia at your feet, not bad, is it? Thanks Luca for this pic
Once you’re on the top you’ve got basically all north west Sardinia at your feet, not bad, is it? Thanks Luca for this pic

 

 

Now get ready for the magic of the coasts of Alghero with the smoothest weather conditions I’ve ever seen…

 

Table for two with a view
Table for one with a view

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Isola Foradada (Hollow Island) – guess I don’t have to explain where the name comes from. The tunnel in the middle doesn’t go through the whole island but smaller boats and kayaks can easily get into.

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This is where the via ferrata cabirol starts. I'll definitely show some more about this!!!
This is where the via ferrata de cabirol starts. I’ll definitely show some more about this!!!
This cave offers a magnificent view on the whole area of Capo Caccia and Porto Conte and it's aonly a 20 min walk from the parking lot.
This cave offers a magnificent view on the whole area of Capo Caccia and Porto Conte and it’s only a 20 min walk from the parking lot.
Well this is where I had breakfast, what about you?
Well this is where I had breakfast, what about you?

 

Want to join us on our trips exploring the island? Planning to come in Sardinia but don’t know exactly where? Write a comment or a mail and we’ll be happy to me give you a hand!

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2 thoughts on “Until the snow comes – daily hiking adventures

  1. I like those colourful sign posts that says via Ferrata on one of your pics. I remember the one by Stintino with the same style.

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