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The "Su Coccu" Tags: superstions, culture, heritage, roots, tradition, history 0 Comments

The "Su Coccu"

The “ Su Coccu ",  is an amulet used to fight evil-eye, usually made of an onyx or obsidian black round stone, but also round turquoise stone or  coral are used, set between two li...

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Treasures of magic origin: the "Janas" of Sardinia Tags: landscape peculiarities, superstions, nuragic civilization, culture heritage, roots, history, excursion, visit, activites, 0 Comments

Treasures of magic origin: the "Janas" of Sardinia

Sardinia, besides being such a beautiful place worth to be visited and experienced, is also magical. Magical is the color of the sea, magical is the bursting of stories silence of the mountains, the ...

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Giara's plateau & its wild horses Tags: landscape peculiarities, nuragic civilization, excursion, walking, hiking, visit, activites, 0 Comments

Giara's plateau & its wild horses

If you have come to Sardinia and you have been conquered by this breathtaking, wonderful land full of natural allure, from the sea to the mountains, from the vegetation to the numerous archaeologica...

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Maria Lai & the art of threads Tags: personalities, culture, museum, visit, 0 Comments

Maria Lai & the art of threads

Stretched or tangled, sewn, resewn and unstitched, loose or knotted, the threads are the artistic language of a small Sardinian woman: Maria Lai . Maria Lai wanted to stitch the world wit...

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Basketry - The Sardinian Baskets Tags: craftmanship, heritage, tradition, 0 Comments

Basketry - The Sardinian Baskets

In Sardinia, a land rich in aquatic plants, basketry is widespread. Even though there are still craftsmen who create mats and fences, manufacturing of baskets, corbule (decorative baskets) and...

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The cork Tags: landscape peculiarities, craftmanship, tradition, excursion, 0 Comments

The cork

On both sides of the road, oak woods follow one another and the nude tree trunks are brick-red where they have been already harvested. We are going to Tempio Pausania , the capital of Gallura, an...

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Berchidda and its surroundings Tags: landscape peculiarities, nuragic civilization, personalities, culture, music, entertainment, heritage, museum, tasting, history, excursion, walking, visit, 0 Comments

Berchidda and its surroundings

Just 60 km far and an hour by car from the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites ,  Berchidda deserves indeed a trip to appreciate one of the places where landscape, history and traditions com...

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Giolzia the Warrior Princess Tags: landscape peculiarities, personalities, history, excursion, walking, 0 Comments

Giolzia the Warrior Princess

The remains of a fortress dating back to the medieval period (10th-11th century), on Mount Limbara, are located in a place called Giolzia. Within history and epic, here is the fascinating story of th...

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Sardinian Ceramics Tags: craftmanship, culture, tradition, sardinia, costa smeralda, 0 Comments

Sardinian Ceramics

The Sardinian ceramic past begins with beautiful specimens of pre-nuragic and nuragic pottery, and models recalling the Roman domination. The making of ceramics takes us back to the courtyards of the...

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Wood craft in Sardinia Tags: craftmanship, culture, heritage, tradition, sardinia, 0 Comments

Wood craft in Sardinia

When I first come across with the art and beauty of Sardinian wood craft, it was in 1990 and I could admire beautiful chestnut furniture worked with the asciolu , a tool with a small hoe shape, u...

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