New Year Greetings From Sardinia With Love

Wishing you all a safe, successful, and happy New Year filled with love, joy and peace.


If you have any questions about your trip to Sardinia, don’t hesitate to send me an email. Just click on the contact tab at the top of the page.

See you in Sardinia my friends.

Snapshots: Climbing common roads at Castlesardo

A simple snapshot of one of the most romantic towns I’ve found in Sardinia.

This is Castlesardo.


Go ahead and explore her ancient alleys and mythologies. I promise you won’t be disappointed.

Elephant rock

A lovely post from an Australian living in Bagni di Lucca and made a visit to Sardinia a few years ago.

Bagni di Lucca and Beyond

There are some incredible rock formations in glorious Sardinia, and this one beside the road near Castelsardo is no exception.



The Sardinian countryside is spectacular, even on a dull day.




Elephant rock is near the lovely coastal town of Castelsardo. It is an ancient Sardinian town. Excavations have shown human presence in the area since pre-Nuragic times as well as Roman settlement. It is no doubt named for the castle built in the 12th century by the Doria family from Genoa, marking the beginning of the present town. There are currently about 5,000 people living in the town.


Come for a walk through the narrow streets of Castelsardo.





There are some fabulous old doorways.



…some intriguing old wiring.


There is a wonderful museum with interesting artifacts.

This old passage way lined with Juniper wood is centuries old…and is still standing strong and proud.




The ancient church has a beautiful…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour

This week the folks controlling the Weekly Photo Challenge have asked us to represent “The Golden Hour.” The golden hour is the first and last hour of the day. I’ve never been a sunset photographer and sunrises are just too early for me. I did however manage to capture a photo of the setting full moon one early morning.

The Golden Hour – Asinara Bay, Sardinia, Italy

The Golden Hour by Jennifer Avventura 2013This photo was shot at 5:03 am using a Sony Cyber-Shot. I think it turned out pretty cool, you can even see the moon’s reflection, shining brightly on Castlesardo. There is nothing golden about this photo but it was shot at the right time for this weeks theme.

Any tips for capturing the perfect golden hour of a sunset?

Sunday Lovely Sunday | A Traditional Sardinian Wedding

It was a Sunday lovely Sunday that I won’t soon forget. We are on the grooms side of the family and keeping with the traditions, all friends and family of the groom gather at his house to begin the morning festivities. The morning started out just right with a mixture of prosecco and peach juice and traditional Sardinian sweets.

Sunday Lovely Sunday | A Traditional Sardinian Wedding

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Top 10 Sights in Northern Sardinia

In no particular order of importance, as each town, beach and island, is a spectacular assault on the senses. All ten areas will leave you breathless and in awe.

Top 10 Sights in Northern Sardinia

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