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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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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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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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“Is Fassonis”, Sardinian’s Lake Boats

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Sealife & Watersports Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore sealife & watersports arts & artisans    0 Comments “Is Fassonis”, Sardinian’s Lake Boats

We know that the ancient Sardinians were sea people. Approx. 120 Nuragic bronze statuettes representing Nuragic ships, are confirming that they had good nautical knowledge. But we have always though...

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Su Filindeu, The Pasta Of God

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Food Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore food arts & artisans    0 Comments Su Filindeu, The Pasta Of God

We have already talked about it in the Pasta article, but Su Filindeu deserves to be told in detail, because it is a real Sardinian excellence. Not only is it a Slow Food presidium but it ...

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“Sa Crabarissa” The Stone Maiden

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Nature & Landscape Hiking & Trekking     Tags traditions & folklore nature & landscape hiking & trekking    0 Comments “Sa Crabarissa” The Stone Maiden

Today we will take a long walk in the centre of Sardinia, in an area rich in woods and dense Mediterranean scrub where laurel, strawberry tree, myrtle, rosemary and mastic tree grow tangled among th...

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The Sistine Chapel Of Barbagia

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore History & Culture Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore history & culture arts & artisans    0 Comments The Sistine Chapel Of Barbagia

Barbagia is Sardinia’s core, occupying the Gennargentu mountain massif slopes. The name Barbagia was given by the Romans who, due to the strong Sardinian resistance, were unable to pen...

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Obsidian: The Black Gold Of Prehistory

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Nature & Landscape History & Culture Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore nature & landscape history & culture arts & artisans    0 Comments Obsidian: The Black Gold Of Prehistory

"Sa pedra crobina" , literally "the rock as black as the crow" is what they call obsidian in Sardinian, a dark and shiny volcanic glass. Its homogeneity and hardness made it one of the raw mate...

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