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Sardinia

Mixture of old and new in Armungia

[August, 2010] I came here because the woman in Cagliari tourist office recommended, when I said that I wanted to see some typical old villages in Sardinia.Unfortunately, a lot of villages have been renovated and…

Sardinia

Sleepy Muravera

[August, 2010] After lunch I visited a town called Muravera, not too far from the touristy Costa Rei. Muravera is the main town in this area, but very quiet and hardly anyone was out, though…

Sardinia

All the way to Ulassai

[August, 2010] Away from the tourists on the beach, I went into the inland of Sardinia, which is full of high mountains.Today’s destination is Ulassai, a village with houses on top of each other on…

Sardinia

Nuraghe in Osini

[August, 2010] After driving through wild mountain roads, I came across this Nuraghe, a ruin of 6000 year old house.It is made of stones and according to the guide, it is very well made and…

Sardinia

Costa Rei, 10km of beautiful beach

[August, 2010] Costa Rei was my home in Sardinia this summer.There is a very long beach there.It was August, so inevitably it was crowded by holiday makers, but not too bad.Of course the sea was…

Scotland

It is beautiful anyway.

[August, 2010] We learned that this beautiful Eilean Donan Castle was rebuilt only about 80 years ago, which put me off a bit. But no one can deny that this is very beautiful. This time…

Scotland

Windy Skye

[August, 2010] Driving around the Isle of Skye, you would notice that this island is not yet spoiled by people. You get overwhelmed by the scale of the nature. It must have not changed thousands…

Scotland

Quaint Portree

[August, 2010] That was the second time I visited Portree. The first time I stayed in a small room in a B&B, and this time we stayed in another small room but with a  four…

Scotland

The Grand Glencoe

[August, 2010] We walked for a while in Glencoe. It is a very beautiful place, but apparently there was a horrible massacre there more than 300 years ago. People there were look after a troop…