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The Sardinian art of jewellery Tags: 0 Comments

The Sardinian art of jewellery

Sardinian jewels are of a very particular beauty indeed. Gold or silver, worked in filigree, bejewelled with stones and coral: jewels are an important part of traditional clothing, they have a histor...

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A journey into the local past: Sa Domo de Marras Tags: history, excursion, visit 0 Comments

A journey into the local past: Sa Domo de Marras

An excursion from which I brought back with me a captivating experience was at the ethnographic museum "Sa Domo 'e Sos Marras " , an ancient eighteenth century manor house, located in the histor...

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A Sardinian Nobel prized author: Grazia Deledda Tags: history, 0 Comments

A Sardinian Nobel prized author: Grazia Deledda

"I'm very small, you know, I'm short even compared to Sardinian women who are very small, but I'm bold and brave like a giant and I'm not afraid of intellectual battles." Thus, Grazia Deledda ...

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Singers of Sardinia Tags: history, 0 Comments

Singers of Sardinia

During the superb holidays spent at the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites, Sardinian songs are an experience to take home as it’s comparable to the sun: it lingers on the skin and then remai...

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"Sa Paradura": safety in numbers Tags: history, 0 Comments

"Sa Paradura": safety in numbers

" The Sa Paradura is a gesture that is existing since the dawn of time. When a shepherd unluckily loses his flock for many reasons, may it be because it has been stolen, or because it has bee...

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The Shardana Tags: history, 0 Comments

The Shardana

Nuragic civilization was born and developed in Sardinia, confined in a period dating from the Bronze Age (1800 BC) to the 2nd century BC, already being Roman Age. The Shardana , populations ...

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Atlantis, the Center of the World and...Sardinia! Tags: sardinia, history, 0 Comments

Atlantis, the Center of the World and...Sardinia!

I love Sardinia. And it’s not only due to the famous imposing Sardinian rocks, and it’s not only due to the Mediterranean scrub nor due to the enchanting emerald-like color of the sea. I...

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The "Su Coccu" Tags: history, 0 Comments

The "Su Coccu"

The “ Su Coccu ", usually an onyx or obsidian black round stone, but also round turquoise stone or coral is used, set between two little silver cups and mainly is an amulet used to fight evil-e...

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Treasures of magic origin: the "Janas" of Sardinia Tags: 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: 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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