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The Swords In The Stones

Kategorien History & Culture     Tags history & culture    0 Comments The Swords In The Stones

Who among us does not know the legend of Excalibur, the mythical sword stuck in the rock that would have consecrated King the man capable of extracting it, which was achieved by Arthur who thus becam...

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Alluai! Fishing With Euphorbia Juice

Kategorien Nature & Landscape History & Culture     Tags nature & landscape history & culture    0 Comments Alluai! Fishing With Euphorbia Juice

In Sardinia grows a variety of euphorbia very common in the countryside. It is a shrub with roundish foliage, which produces yellow flowers from January to April and goes into hibernation in the warm...

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A World's Heritage: Dry-Stone Walls

Kategorien Nature & Landscape History & Culture     Tags nature & landscape history & culture    0 Comments A World's Heritage: Dry-Stone Walls

Half a century ago, Ferdinando Manno wrote in his " Centuries among the olive trees ": " For generations and generations, the farmers gathered this immense quantity of stones ordering them one by...

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Iron Craftmanship Of Sardinia

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore arts & artisans    0 Comments Iron Craftmanship Of Sardinia

Iron craftsmanship in Sardinia, thanks to the island’s rich mineral resources, is art going back thousands of years, as confirmed by the bronze statuettes ( brunzìttu nuragicu  ...

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Sa Genti Arrubia: Pink Flamingos Of Sardinia

Kategorien Sealife & Watersports Nature & Landscape     Tags sealife & watersports nature & landscape    0 Comments Sa Genti Arrubia: Pink Flamingos Of Sardinia

In Sardinia, colours are lording it over in all its nuances and those who love Sardinia as I do, know it very well. Let's start with the shades of the Sardinian sea, which are the most magical vision...

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The Sardinian Art Of Jewellery

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Arts & Artisans     Tags traditions & folklore arts & artisans    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

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore History & Culture Experiences & Activities     Tags traditions & folklore history & culture experiences & activities    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

Kategorien Personalities History & Culture     Tags personalities history & culture    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 w...

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Singers Of Sardinia

Kategorien Traditions & Folklore Personalities History & Culture     Tags traditions & folklore personalities history & culture    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 remain...

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Sa Paradura: Safety In Numbers

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" 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 i...

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