The Sardinian Pavoncella (Lapwing) Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, history & culture 0 Comments

The Sardinian Pavoncella (Lapwing)

We find it in fabrics, chests, pottery, carpets, jewels, and even in the bread baked for special festivities. Illustrations of birds, puligas (chicken) or affuragias  (sparrows), is...

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Orosei: Saint Anthony Abate's Bonfire Tags: entertainment - nightlife - music, traditions & folklore history & culture, food, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Orosei: Saint Anthony Abate's Bonfire

Orosei is located at the foot of a volcanic hill on the Cedrino river valley, an hour and a half from our Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites, 100 km south. Historic capital of the south...

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Byssus: The Magic Fabric From The Sea Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Byssus: The Magic Fabric From The Sea

The encyclopaedia reads: “ B yssus is a textile fibre of animal origin, a sort of natural silk obtained from filaments secreted by a species of bivalve molluscs (Pinna Nobilis), endemic in t...

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