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Melchiorre Murenu Poet Of Poetry In Bolu

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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

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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

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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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Gin Made In Sardinia

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I love Sardinia, a love that I wish to communicate in this blog, especially when I try to convey its hidden beauties mainly in the hinterland, given that the wonders of its sea are already known to m...

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The Sistine Chapel Of Barbagia

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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

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"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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The Zodiac Fountain Of Tinnura

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It's just a two-hours drive to cover the 151 km dividing the  Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites from Tinnura (OR), located in the centre of Planargia. The Tinnura railway station is lo...

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Building a Nuraghe Today Using Prehistoric Techniques

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Through our blog, we have extensively written that approximately 3700 years ago, in Sardinia, thousands of stone towers were built, up to 30 metres high with walls up to 4 metres thick, of a truncat...

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Paidobus, The Mobile School

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In northern Sardinia, a privileged area for this blog because more accessible by Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites guests, there was no schooling for children until 1956, children belonging ...

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