2016-05-20 Club Marinatour, Carloforte, Isola di San Pietro, Sardinia

We set off for a walk from the Yacht Club Marinatour where we have a berth for a few days
We set off for a walk from the Yacht Club Marinatour where we have a berth for a few days
Everyday ferries from the mainland of Sardinia come and go from the main port of Carloforte
Everyday ferries from the mainland of Sardinia come and go from the main port of Carloforte
We spend a couple of hours exploring the popular little tourist town
We spend a couple of hours exploring the popular little tourist town
The houses are all attractively painted in lovely pastel colours
The houses are all attractively painted in lovely pastel colours
It always is good to get off the boat and get some exercise, especially when it has been too cool to swim!!
It always is good to get off the boat and get some exercise, especially when it has been too cool to swim!!
The old city wall is still in quite good condition
The old city wall is still in quite good condition
Over the years the locals have stablised the walls and repaced many of the bricks
Over the years the locals have stablised the walls and repaced many of the bricks
The original wall is quite substantial and continues right through the town
The original town wall is quite substantial and continues right through the town
Overlooking the town with a population of around 6000 people
Overlooking the town with a population of around 6000 people
In the distance the lagoons behind the town can be clearly seen
In the distance the lagoons behind the town can be clearly seen
The pastel houses of Carloforte are very attractive with their wrought iron balconies
The pastel houses of Carloforte are very attractive with their wrought iron balconies

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 The Chiesa dei Novelli
The Chiesa dei Novelli
Carloforte has retained it's wonderful old world charm
Carloforte has retained it’s wonderful old world charm
Great service with a smile in one of the local gelaterias
Great service with a smile in one of the local gelaterias
There are many two and three wheelers in town
There are many two and three wheelers in town
We go and have a look at one of the other marinas in the port
We go and have a look at one of the other marinas in the port
Marina Sifredi is quite a large marina with many permanent and visitor berths
Marina Sifredi is quite a large marina with numerous permanent and visitor berths
The fishing harbour beside Marina Sifredi has many fishing boats of all sizes
The fishing harbour beside Marina Sifredi has many fishing boats of all sizes
This one was very cute
This one was very cute
Fishing (especially tuna) around Isola di Sant Pietro has always been one of the major industies of the island
Fishing (especially tuna) around Isola di Sant Pietro, has always been one of the major industries of the island
Ric is in charge of the cooking tonight!!
Ric is in charge of the cooking tonight!!
Tonight we cook our own Sardinian fish in the oven
Tonight we cook our own Sardinian fish in the oven
Our delicious fish is cooked in wine and stock with potatoes, tomatoes and vegetables
Our delicious fish is cooked in wine and stock with potatoes, tomatoes and vegetables

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