It seems that winter has eluded us, at least for the last four days it has, where we’ve had temperatures upwards of 19 degrees Celsius and we’re still in the month of February. After a harsh, wet, gray and snowy winter it is invigorating to see the bright blue skies and the warm, luminous sun that casts its brilliant rays on my pale Canadian skin. These are my reflections of summer in Sardinia and it’s times like these that I dream of Continue reading
This week we are challenged with an unusual POV, and yesterday I found myself time to play around with just that – POV. I was sitting on my sofa watching laundry dry when I decided to snap a photo through my window.
It certainly creates an interesting point of view from stunning Sardinia.
Here it is folks – the who, what, where and when of summer 2013 in Sardinia, Italy. Concerts, culture, food festivals, jazz festivals, cinema and much, much more! For the first time in five and a half years, I have seen something that gets me so excited that I want to do cartwheels, back-flips and scream from the top of Gennargentu. Never in the almost 6 years that I have lived in Sardinia have I seen something so organized, articulate and thorough! I would like to personally thank the ingenious people at SardegnaEventi24.it for putting together such an elaborate and informative map listing all events in Sardinia for summer 2013.
Now you can have your very own event map! Complete with listings for every town and city in Sardinia. Print it, save it, carry it in your back pocket but whatever you do, be sure to download it – it’s super FREE.
To download your FREE event guide for Sardinia Summer 2013 please visit this link: Il Foglio di Sardegna Eventi; tell them I sent you!
So many wonderful events and so little time. Which event(s) will you be going to?
I’m not complaining, really, I’m not. I’m happy summer is here, I’m happy the sky is blue and the birds are singing their lovely summer songs, but … it’s HOT in Sardinia. So hot in fact that I’m pretty sure I’m melting. So hot in fact, that the winds have pushed the hot African heat our way turning our once lovely veranda into a 35° melting pot.
When the hot burning heat of Africa is upon us, what do we do? Well, for starters we head to the nearest beach and strip down to our
birthday bathing suits and take a nice long swim in the waters of the Mediterranean.
How do you keep cool during the summer months?
Sardinia is known for its long summer, turquoise coloured warm waters, 200 days of sunshine and an average yearly temperature that will melt any Canadian’s heart. So, when is the best time to visit this magical island in the Mediterranean?
Average Monthly Climate in Sardinia, Italy
Let’s break the year up into groups of four to see what it really looks like in Sardinia.
These three months are the coldest, wettest and most windy of the year. Locals busy themselves collecting wood to keep them warm during the drabbest months of the year.
April – June
This is my favourite time of year in Sardinia, the birds are singing and the town is filled with smiling happy people and the temperatures are warm enough for jeans and a t-shirt. It’s also the time for my favourite Sardinian festival of the year – Cavalcata Sarda.
July – September
These three months are undoubtably the hottest and busiest of the year. The sun is shining all day, every day and the beaches are filled with global beach goers. It’s the perfect time to chill seaside with the perfect novel.
October – December
October and November are iffy months. We’ve been known to spend an afternoon on the beach in November while the following day is filled with thunder, hail and lightning storms.
When will you visit Sardinia?
It’s that time of year again, that time when the temperature drops and the cool winds begin to blow. It’s also that time of year when the sun hasn’t finished with summer; where the heat of the afternoon makes it feel like July – in October, I like to call it Autummer!
Welcome to Autummer in Sardinia 2012
***this post was a test to see if the new cool mosaic works for the Twenty-ten theme. I’ve clicked gallery under format, but I don’t see a cool mosaic. I have also done: settings>media>click this box for cool mosaic>save. All to no avail. Help.
Here’s a great WordPress support link for the new Gallery feature. Looks like I did it! What do you all think?
I’m just writing to let you know I will be AWOL for about a month. I’ve accepted a one month contact with four stars and I’ve recently been working 10 hour shifts. Leaving me very little time for blogging, but a girls gotta do what a girls gotta do.
I’ll be around to
stalk read some of your blog posts. I won’t have any new writing material for you in the next month, I really haven’t the time now … I’m crushed.
Who knows … maybe there will be more stories from The Wandering Waitress – A Guide to Traveling the World One Tip at a Time.
Chapter 1 – The Wandering Waitress
Chapter 2 – The Wandering Waitress
(These two chapters have been recently unlocked. I hope you enjoy.)
I will still be participating in the Weekly Photo Challenge and returning emails and comments.
I appreciate all of your comments, advice and kind words.
Thank you for sticking with me.
What are your summer plans?
This week’s theme is easy for me; summer. Summer in Sardinia is spectacular. With warm inviting sand and crystal clear blue waters to float away in.
Summer in Sardinia
Footprints in the sand.
Sea shells and fossils.
Sail away in Stintino.
Get caught up in the waves in Costa Paradiso.
Relax while watching the Frozen Open Surf Contest in La Marinedda.
Snap shadow photos of yourself on Li Feruli.
See what summer means to others here.
How do you like your summer? I like mine hot, boiling hot.
This week’s photo challenge is summer and I just knew the photo I wanted to submit. I took this photo while on a return three-week vacation to Cayman Islands. It’s certainly not the best photo in my collection with the crooked horizon line, but I like it.
For me, summer is all about cold sweaty beer on hot sandy beaches with beautiful natural blue skies as the backdrop.
What is summer to you? Let me know in the comment section below.
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