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Maria Lai & the art of threads Tags: personalities, culture, museum, visit 0 Comments

Maria Lai & the art of threads

Stretched or tangled, sewn, resewn and unstitched, loose or knotted, the threads are the artistic language of a small Sardinian woman: Maria Lai . Maria Lai wanted to stitch the world wit...

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Basketry - The Sardinian Baskets Tags: craftmanship, heritage, tradition, 0 Comments

Basketry - The Sardinian Baskets

In Sardinia, a land rich in aquatic plants, basketry is widespread. Even though there are still craftsmen who create mats and fences, manufacturing of baskets, corbule (decorative baskets) and...

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The cork Tags: landscape peculiarities, craftmanship, tradition, excursion, 0 Comments

The cork

On both sides of the road, oak woods follow one another and the nude tree trunks are brick-red where they have been already harvested. We are going to Tempio Pausania , the capital of Gallura, an...

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Berchidda and its surroundings Tags: landscape peculiarities, nuragic civilization personalities, culture, music, entertainment, heritage, museum, tasting, history, excursion, walking, visit, 0 Comments

Berchidda and its surroundings

Just 60 km far and an hour by car from the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites ,  Berchidda deserves indeed a trip to appreciate one of the places where landscape, history and traditions com...

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Giolzia the Warrior Princess Tags: landscape peculiarities, personalities, history, excursion, walking, 0 Comments

Giolzia the Warrior Princess

The remains of a fortress dating back to the medieval period (10th-11th century), on Mount Limbara, are located in a place called Giolzia. Within history and epic, here is the fascinating story of th...

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Sardinian Ceramics Tags: craftmanship, culture, tradition, sardinia, costa smeralda, 0 Comments

Sardinian Ceramics

The Sardinian ceramic past begins with beautiful specimens of pre-nuragic and nuragic pottery, and models recalling the Roman domination. The making of ceramics takes us back to the courtyards of the...

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Wood craft in Sardinia Tags: craftmanship, culture, heritage, tradition, sardinia, 0 Comments

Wood craft in Sardinia

When I first come across with the art and beauty of Sardinian wood craft, it was in 1990 and I could admire beautiful chestnut furniture worked with the asciolu , a tool with a small hoe shape, u...

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Porto Cervo Tags: personalities, nightlife, walking, visit, costa smeralda, 0 Comments

Porto Cervo

Porto Cervo , under the municipality of Arzachena, 31 Km far and 35 minutes by car from Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites ,  is the main center of Costa Smeralda . Till the sixties,...

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The art of wedding Pastry in Sardinia Tags: wedding, culture, recipe, tradition, sardinia, 0 Comments

The art of wedding Pastry in Sardinia

" Comment’est durche su mele, siat durche s’amore ". " As sweet as honey, so sweet is love ". It’s a wish for the bride and groom in Nuoro’s area. The “sweet ...

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Porto Rotondo Tags: nightlife, dinner, sardinia, history, excursion, walking, visit, activites, costa smeralda, experience, sea, fun, 0 Comments

Porto Rotondo

From Golfo Aranci: 13Km - 20 min. by car Porto Rotondo, under the municipality of Olbia, is with Porto Cervo a famous reality of Sardinian tourism for its summer attendance of Italian and interna...

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