The setting sun on winter solstice 2013 – Sardinia, Italy

The winter solstice setting sun 21/12/2013. It’s official winter has arrived and depending on where you live the weather will be dramatically different from heavy snow falls to a beautiful bright sun.

Winter by Jennifer Avventura My Sardinian Life

The first day of winter in Sardinia felt like a beautiful summer day in July, with temperatures reaching 25 degrees in some parts of the island. I spent the day in shorts and a t-shirt, yes you read that right! On the first day of winter Santa gave to me … a wonderful, colourful winter’s setting sun.

This is my response to the Weekly Travel Theme: Winter.

Happy Winter Solstice!

About Jennifer Avventura

Canadian Freelance writer living in Sardinia, Italy. A serial expat who has lived in Australia, England and Cayman Islands. She eats Nutella with a spoon and hides under the bed during lightning storms. When she's not out running 6k you will find her sitting at the computer - writing her novel and searching for worldwide waitress work.
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15 Responses to The setting sun on winter solstice 2013 – Sardinia, Italy

  1. restlessjo says:

    Merry Christmas to you, Jen 🙂 I read your trials and tribulations of the postal system, but, as ever, there’s a bright side. All the best for 2014.

  2. Debra Kolkka says:

    Have a great Sardinian Christmas.

  3. Expat Eye says:

    Even though I like you, I hate you a little right now 😉 SO jealous of you walking around in a t-shirt and shorts! Happy Christmas!

  4. Anna says:

    Beauuuuuutiful! It’s snow-raining in Moscow

  5. Jane myers says:

    You have just confirmed why we are moving out there, shivering here in chilly rainy england. Xxx

  6. I still can’t believe the weather there…although it’s not necessarily a good thing! A cyclone a month or so ago and now summer?? The weather is definitely messed up, don’t you think?? Enjoy it while it lasts, lol!

  7. 2geeks3knots says:

    Hi, Jennifer! We spent the day in shorts and t-shirts too… in New York! Weird.
    Super thrilled to find your blog!! Jean is a great fan of Sicily, ever since she visited some years ago; would absolutely LOVE to experience Sardinia… and paddle both. Any kayak outfitters there (not the tandems-for-beginners thing, thx)? For example, a dream of ours is to paddle/camp/circumnav the Aeolian Islands with a group of hearty, experienced sea kayakers. BTW, for your freelance travel writing pursuits, you might do a piece that focuses on such an escapade…? With a slant toward us skilled, strong, middle-aged folks (seems the millennials have all taken up SUP… go figure). Happy 2014!

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