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ALLUAI! Fishing with Euphorbia juice Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture 0 Comments

ALLUAI! Fishing with Euphorbia juice

In Sardinia grows a variety of euphorbia very common in the countryside. It is a shrub with roundish foliage, which produces yellow flowers from January to April and goes into hibernation in the war...

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A world's heritage: dry-stone walls Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, 0 Comments

A world's heritage: dry-stone walls

Half a century ago, Ferdinando Manno wrote in his " Centuries among the olive trees ": " For generations and generations, the farmers gathered this immense quantity of stones ordering them one by...

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Iron Craftmanship of Sardinia Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, 0 Comments

Iron Craftmanship of Sardinia

Iron craftsmanship in Sardinia, thanks to the island’s rich mineral resources, is art going back thousands of years, as confirmed by the bronze statuettes ( brunzìttu nuragicu  ...

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Sa Genti Arrubia: pink flamingos of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Sa Genti Arrubia: pink flamingos of Sardinia

In Sardinia, colours are lording it over in all its nuances and those who love Sardinia as I do, know it very well. Let's start with the shades of the Sardinian sea, which are the most magical vision...

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The Sardinian Art of Jewellery Tags: arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, 0 Comments

The Sardinian Art of Jewellery

Sardinian jewels are of a very particular beauty indeed. Gold or silver, worked in filigree, bejewelled with stones and coral: jewels are an important part of traditional clothing, they have a histor...

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A journey into the local past: Sa Domo de Marras Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

A journey into the local past: Sa Domo de Marras

An excursion from which I brought back with me a captivating experience was at the ethnographic museum "Sa Domo 'e Sos Marras " , an ancient eighteenth century manor house, located in the histor...

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A Sardinian Nobel prized author: Grazia Deledda Tags: personalities, history & culture, 0 Comments

A Sardinian Nobel prized author: Grazia Deledda

"I'm very small, you know, I'm short even compared to Sardinian women who are very small, but I'm bold and brave like a giant and I'm not afraid of intellectual battles." Thus, Grazia Deledda ...

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Singers of Sardinia Tags: personalities, entertainment - nightlife - concerts, traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Singers of Sardinia

During the superb holidays spent at the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites, Sardinian songs are an experience to take home as it’s comparable to the sun: it lingers on the skin and then remai...

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"Sa Paradura": safety in numbers Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

"Sa Paradura": safety in numbers

" The Sa Paradura is a gesture that is existing since the dawn of time. When a shepherd unluckily loses his flock for many reasons, may it be because it has been stolen, or because it has bee...

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The Shardana: Warriors Of Sardinia Tags: personalities, arts & artisans, history & culture, 0 Comments

The Shardana: Warriors Of Sardinia

A Nuragic civilization was born and developed in Sardinia, confined in a period dating from the Bronze Age (1800 BC) to the 2nd century BC, already being Roman Age. The  Shardana , populati...

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