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Sardinia: Not Only Sun, Salt and Sea

Categories Nature & Landscape History & Culture Experiences & Activities     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 & Cromlech

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

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Was Christophers Columbus Sardinian?

Categories Personalities History & Culture     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

Categories Traditions & Folklore History & Culture     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

Categories Traditions & Folklore Nature & Landscape History & Culture Food     Tags: traditions & folklore nature & landscape 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

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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

Categories Nature & Landscape History & Culture Food Experiences & Activities     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 h...

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S'Intrumpa: The Gherradores Sardinian Wrestling

Categories Traditions & Folklore History & Culture     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

Categories History & Culture     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

Categories Personalities Nature & Landscape History & Culture Hiking & Trekking     Tags: personalities nature & landscape history & culture hiking & trekking    0 Comments Supramonte of Sardinia

The complex of Supramonte, Sardinia’s core of Barbagia County, 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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