“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt but too strong to be broken… Warren Buffet
“The Costa Smeralda May Be Sardinia’s Playground but Alghero Is Its True Soul!” When the visitor arrives in Sardinia after a Transatlantic flight to Rome and a connection to Alghero, your first stop would be at their fish market for a late morning lunch. It would probably be around eleven o’clock, yet the simple stark cement structure was nearly empty, the floors washed down and still wet, the fish stalls cleaned out, leaving only a faint briny smell of the sea.
You may then disappointedly turn to one of the locals and, feeling like you were in the proverbial Monty Python cheese shop with no cheese. You ask where all the seafood had gone. The man probably shrugged and said, “It was all sold out this morning.” The boats had pulled in under the fading stars and their catch was sold, clean out, at daybreak. This happens 7 days a week in Alghero. This is why people in the know say, “The Costa Smeralda May Be Sardinia’s Playground but Alghero Is Its True Soul!”