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Su Trimpanu, A Sardinian Musical Instrument

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Comments Su Trimpanu, A Sardinian Musical Instrument

The musical instrument Su Trimpanu , a friction membranophone , belongs to the ancient Sardinian tradition. Born in an agro-pastoral environment, probably as a hollo for men and animals to hel...

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Neptune's Grotto

Kategorien Sealife & Watersports Nature & Landscape Hiking & Trekking Experiences & Activities     Tags sealife & watersports nature & landscape hiking & trekking experiences & activities    0 Comments Neptune's Grotto

As with any place with magical charm, a legend also orbits around the Neptune Caves : it says that these cavities were the "home" of the Sea God Neptune, hence the name. The Caves are located 166...

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The Helichrysum

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Nature & Landscape Hiking & Trekking     Tags traditions & folklore nature & landscape hiking & trekking    0 Comments The Helichrysum

It is widespread in Sardinia in different varieties, where it is also called " L'Oro di Sardegna ". It is in fact the scent and colour of Helichrysum ( Elichrysum italicum ) that welcomes visito...

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Mocha Dick by Emmanuel Chapalain in Porto Rotondo

Kategorien Experiences & Activities Arts & Artisans     Tags experiences & activities arts & artisans    0 Comments Mocha Dick by Emmanuel Chapalain in Porto Rotondo

Along the Via del Molo, in Porto Rotondo , you can admire, stepping on it, images of sharks, tuna fish, swordfish and other varieties of fish swimming in the waves. The eyes of some specimens l...

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The Benetutti Hot Springs

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Nature & Landscape Experiences & Activities     Tags traditions & folklore nature & landscape experiences & activities    0 Comments The Benetutti Hot Springs

The great attractions of the well-known tourist village of Benetutti, placed on the slopes of the Goceano plateau, in central-northern Sardinia, just 98 km away and 1h and 20m far from the Gabbia...

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Sa Resolza, The Folding Knife

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I have already written about the characteristic Sardinian switchblade, in the  Iron Craftmanship of Sardinia article. Today, however, I would like to learn more about this “ ob...

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The Seadas

Kategorien Food     Tags food    0 Comments The Seadas

I write about it often on this blog. Sardinia is correctly well known for its beaches, for its crystalline sea with countless and wonderful shades of blue up to the emerald blue which gave its name t...

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Domus De Janas, A UNESCO Heritage Candidacy

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Nature & Landscape History & Culture Hiking & Trekking Experiences & Activities     Tags traditions & folklore nature & landscape history & culture hiking & trekking experiences & activities    0 Comments Domus De Janas, A UNESCO Heritage Candidacy

We wrote about Sardinia Towards UNESCO , but we are still writing about it because it is being talked about more and more. If conditions are created for the inclusion of the Nuragic Civiliza...

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Melchiorre Murenu Poet Of Poetry In Bolu

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Personalities History & Culture Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore personalities history & culture arts & artisans    0 Comments Melchiorre Murenu Poet Of Poetry In Bolu

Bolu Poetry (sung lyrics) is a Sardinian art form that has nowadays almost completely disappeared. By extemporaneous poetry, or off the cuff, is meant the poetic genre, often in sung form, which i...

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The Last Sardinian Orbàce Fulling Mill

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Comments The Last Sardinian Orbàce Fulling Mill

In our Sardinian stories we have encountered the orbàce , a typical fabric of Sardinia (but also used in Sicily), a fabric that is obtained through a characteristic process that dates back...

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