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Sardinia: not only sun, salt and sea Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, experiences & activities 0 Comments

Sardinia: not only sun, salt and sea

While reading and studying Sardinia with immense wonder, I persist in discovering its countless cultural treasures. And the more I learn, the more I realize I still know very little ... and its appe...

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Dolmen, Menhir and Cromlech Tags: history & culture, 0 Comments

Dolmen, Menhir and Cromlech

A few years ago in England, 13 km far from Salisbury, I was fascinated observing Stonehenge, supposed to represent an "ancient astronomical observatory" consisting of megaliths. Stonehenge is undoub...

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Was Christophers Columbus Sardinian? Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

Was Christophers Columbus Sardinian?

I remember that Sister Anna Concetta, my elementary school teacher, always reminded us on October 12th of the discovery of America by Ligurian Christopher Columbus who, with his famous three caravel...

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Christmas & New Year's Eve in Sardinia Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Christmas & New Year's Eve in Sardinia

Christmas and New Year's holidays in Sardinia have always been the Family's reunion quality time, being many relatives often away from home because of their jobs: a beautiful occasion to finall...

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The Arbustus Tags: nature & landscape, traditions & folklore, history & culture, food, 0 Comments

The Arbustus

While most of us know that the Arbutus is an evergreen sapling, typical of the Mediterranean scrub in Sardinia, perhaps not everyone knows that during the Italian Risorgimento it was one o...

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Mother of the murdered: The Sardinian Piety Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

Mother of the murdered: The Sardinian Piety

I n an extensive area of central-eastern Sardinia, rich in splendid mountains with steep walls, deep ravines, caves and caverns, where archaeological research is bringing to light the remains of the ...

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The precious wines of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, food, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

The precious wines of Sardinia

The history of wine in Sardinia has very ancient origins. Iron Age’s Nuragic who lived on the island between 900 and 750 a. C. was the first red wine producers in the Mediterranean. This...

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S'Intrumpa: the Gherradores Sardinian Wrestling Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

S'Intrumpa: the Gherradores Sardinian Wrestling

The Sardinian fight, or S'Istrumpa , is a very ancient form of wrestling, perhaps the oldest of sports, handed down for millennia from generation to generation, as evidenced by the bronzes of the...

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The nuragic well of Morgongiori Tags: history & culture, 0 Comments

The nuragic well of Morgongiori

The temple of Sa Scaba 'e Cresia is a hypogeic well-temple, an underground building of historical interest, in the ancient Sardinian region of Marmilla , in the Oristano province in Morgongiori...

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Supramonte of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, personalities, history & culture, hiking & trekking, 0 Comments

Supramonte of Sardinia

The complex of Supramonte, Sardinia’s core of Barbagia Region, is about 130 km far and two hours drive from the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites .  Approaching by car, with the colou...

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