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Marianne Sin Pfältzer: Open-Air Gallery In Golfo Aranci Tags: personalities, history & culture, golfo aranci 0 Comments

Marianne Sin Pfältzer: Open-Air Gallery In Golfo Aranci

In the old part of Golfo Aranci village, hanging from the oldest houses, a series of mainly black and white photos tells the story of the last century's fishermen's community emigrated from Ponza, V...

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Domus De Janas Of Malghesi: A Fairy House Tags: nature & landscape, traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Domus De Janas Of Malghesi: A Fairy House

An hour's drive from the Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites , we arrive at an enchanted place near Oschiri town: " Oh my, this is the Hobbits land! " I tell myself. And I recall the stor...

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A Merciful Killer: The Mysterious Female Accabbadora Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

A Merciful Killer: The Mysterious Female Accabbadora

Within 50 minutes drive from Golfo Aranci, you can easily reach Lura's tiny village , where you may visit the impressive Museo Galluras , a 3-storey building of an original local home, w...

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Pinna Nobilis Or Noble Pen Shell Tags: nature & landscape, sealife & watersports, 0 Comments

Pinna Nobilis Or Noble Pen Shell

The Pinna Nobilis, commonly known as  Noble Pen Shell  or  Fan Mussel , is one of the largest bivalve molluscs living in muddy bottoms, with the toe of the shell firmly planted in...

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Vogue's Photo-Shooting Among Sardinia's Nuraghe Tags: traditions & folklore, history & culture, 0 Comments

Vogue's Photo-Shooting Among Sardinia's Nuraghe

International Haute Couture has represented Sardinia abroad while revealing the treasure chest of the most hidden wonders, the nuraghi and the ancient and typical masks of Barbagia , the Mamuthon...

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Masks Of Sardinia & Its Spectacular Folklore Tags: traditions & folklore, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Masks Of Sardinia & Its Spectacular Folklore

The masks of the Mamuthones , Issohadores , Boes , and Merdules are among the best known in Sardinia. What perhaps the tourist doesn’t know is that they belonging to two different tradit...

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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 appea...

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Dolmen, Menhir & Cromlech Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, 0 Comments

Dolmen, Menhir & Cromlech

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 undoub...

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Tiscali's Nuragic Village Tags: nature & landscape, hiking & trekking, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

Tiscali's Nuragic Village

Tiscali, the well-known Sardinian telecommunication company, founded in 1998 by Renato Soru, is well known to most of Italians, but perhaps not everyone knows that the company owes its name to t...

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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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