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The Sardinian 'Stonehenge': Pranu Mutteddu Park Tags: history & culture, experiences & activities 0 Comments

The Sardinian 'Stonehenge': Pranu Mutteddu Park

If we hear about Stonehenge , the Neolithic site north-west of Salisbury, England, we immediately picture the most famous and imposing cromlech (" stone circle " in Breton), composed of a set...

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Marianne Sin Pfältzer: open-air gallery in Golfo Aranci Tags: personalities history & culture, golfo aranci, 0 Comments

Marianne Sin Pfältzer: open-air gallery in Golfo Aranci

In the old part of Golfo Aranci village, hanging from the oldest houses, a series of mainly black and white photos tells the story of the last century's fishermen's community emigrated from Ponza, V...

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Domus de Janas of Malghesi: a fairy house Tags: nature & landscape, traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Domus de Janas of Malghesi: a fairy house

An hour's drive from the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites , we arrive at an enchanted place near Oschiri town: " Oh my, this is the Hobbits land! " I tell myself. And I recall the stor...

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A merciful killer: the mysterious female Accabbadora Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

A merciful killer: the mysterious female Accabbadora

Within 50 minutes drive from Golfo Aranci, you can easily reach Lura's tiny village , where you may visit the impressive Museo Galluras , a 3-storey building of an original local home, w...

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Vogue's photo-shooting among Sardinia's Nuraghe Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Vogue's photo-shooting among Sardinia's Nuraghe

International Haute Couture has represented Sardinia abroad while revealing the treasure chest of the most hidden wonders, the nuraghi and the ancient and typical masks of Barbagia , the Mamuthon...

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Sardinia: not only sun, salt and sea Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Sardinia: not only sun, salt and sea

While reading and studying Sardinia with immense wonder, I persist in discovering its countless cultural treasures. And the more I learn, the more I realize I still know very little ... and its appea...

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Dolmen, Menhir and Cromlech Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, 0 Comments

Dolmen, Menhir and Cromlech

A few years ago in England, 13 km far from Salisbury, I was fascinated observing  Stonehenge , supposed to represent an "ancient astronomical observatory" consisting of megaliths. Stonehenge is ...

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Was Christophers Columbus Sardinian? Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

Was Christophers Columbus Sardinian?

I remember that Sister Anna Concetta, my elementary school teacher, always reminded us on October 12th of the discovery of America by Ligurian Christopher Columbus who, with his famous three caravel...

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Christmas & New Year's Eve in Sardinia Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Christmas & New Year's Eve in Sardinia

Christmas and New Year's holidays in Sardinia have always been the Family's reunion quality time, being many relatives often away from home because of their jobs: a beautiful occasion to finall...

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The Arbustus Tags: nature & landscape, traditions & folklore, history & culture, food, 0 Comments

The Arbustus

While most of us know that the Arbutus is an evergreen sapling, typical of the Mediterranean scrub in Sardinia, perhaps not everyone knows that during the Italian Risorgimento&nbs...

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