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The Nuraghi: Ancient Heritage Of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, history & culture, experiences & activities 0 Comments

The Nuraghi: Ancient Heritage Of Sardinia

" During the late 2nd millennium B.C. in the Bronze Age, a special type of structure known as nuraghi developed on the island of Sardinia.  The complex consists of circular towers in the form of...

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The Green Horses: Legends From Monteleone Rocca Doria Tags: nature & landscape, traditions & folklore, 0 Comments

The Green Horses: Legends From Monteleone Rocca Doria

" Sos Caddos Birdes ", the legendary green horses, and unfortunately nowadays extinct, smaller than the little horses of the  Giara's plateau & its wild horses originate many bivalen...

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7 Sardinian Handicraft Products You Should Know Tags: nature & landscape, arts & artisans, traditions & folklore, experiences & activities, 0 Comments

7 Sardinian Handicraft Products You Should Know

Sardinia is a land able to charm thanks to the versatility of the territory and of the millennial culture.  Gabbiano Azzurro Hotel & Suites  aims to let these multiple wonderful aspects...

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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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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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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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Sa Pompìa: The Unique Citrus Of Sardinia Tags: nature & landscape, food, 0 Comments

Sa Pompìa: The Unique Citrus Of Sardinia

In mid-November the Competition for  2019 Best Panettone in the World  took place in Rome, meaning that the  panettone  is now belonging not only to Milan's history and tradi...

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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&nbs...

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