2016-05-05 Hotel Sighientu, Marina di Capitana, Sardinia

Etore has been very busy working on the Tangaroa
Etore has been very busy working on the Tangaroa
He has been painting, antifouling, cleaning and polishing the exterior of the boat
He has been painting, antifouling, cleaning and polishing the exterior of the boat
Tangaroa is looking wonderful!!!
Tangaroa is looking wonderful!!!
With the work almost complete, we appear to be locked in behind the other boats in the yard
With the work almost complete, we appear to be locked in behind the other boats in the yard
As we leave the marina we decide to go for a drive to Cagliari which is less than 30 minutes away
As we leave the marina we decide to go for a drive to Cagliari which is less than 30 minutes away
Today is another one of those days that we wish the Tangaroa would be already in the water and we would be underway
Today is another one of those days that we wish the Tangaroa would be already in the water and we would be underway
Back to Cagliari
Back to Cagliari
......with it's lovely buildings
……with it’s lovely buildings
.......and smart cafes and bars
…….smart cafes and bars
........and interesting people and their pets
……..and interesting people and their pets

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We decide to have a drink and have an early dinner in Cagliari before going back to the hotel
We decide to have a drink and then have an early dinner in Cagliari before going back to the hotel
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An ancient building very close to the restaurant we have chosen to try for dinner
On a very reliable recommendation we decided to try AnticaCagliari Ristorante on via La Sardegna
On a very reliable recommendation we decided to try AnticaCagliari Ristorante on via La Sardegna
Like most restaurants in Italy they only start to get busy after 8.30 pm so there was no problem with getting a table at 7.30 pm
Like most restaurants in Italy they only start to get busy after 8.30 pm so there was no problem for us arriving at 7.30 pm
I loved these glasses!!
I loved these glasses!!
Mussels in delicious picante fresh tomato sauce to share
Mussels in delicious picante fresh tomato sauce to share
We both had the lobster pasta which was amazing!!!
We both had the lobster pasta which was amazing!!!
A plate of wonderful grilled vegetables on the side
A plate of wonderful grilled vegetables on the side
The typical Sardinian cheese filled dessert with orange sauce was lovely
The typical Sardinian cheese filled dessert with orange sauce was a lovely finish to a wonderful dinner

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