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Dolmen, Menhir & Cromlech

Catégories Nature & Landscape History & Culture     Tags: nature & landscape history & culture    0 Commentaires 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

Catégories Nature & Landscape Hiking & Trekking Experiences & Activities     Tags: nature & landscape hiking & trekking experiences & activities    0 Commentaires 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?

Catégories Personalities History & Culture     Tags: personalities history & culture    0 Commentaires 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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Sa Pompìa: The Unique Citrus Of Sardinia

Catégories Nature & Landscape Food     Tags: nature & landscape food    0 Commentaires 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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Christmas & New Year's Eve In Sardinia

Catégories Traditions & Folklore History & Culture     Tags: traditions & folklore history & culture    0 Commentaires 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

Catégories Traditions & Folklore Nature & Landscape History & Culture Food     Tags: traditions & folklore nature & landscape history & culture food    0 Commentaires 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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Beer In Sardinia

Catégories Food Arts & Artisans     Tags: food arts & artisans    0 Commentaires Beer In Sardinia

A nice glass of cold beer on a sunny day and you feel it down your throat, taking away the dryness and switching it into a delicious and thirst-quenching bitterish taste while lying under the umbrell...

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Mother Of The Murdered: The Sardinian Piety

Catégories Personalities History & Culture     Tags: personalities history & culture    0 Commentaires 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

Catégories Nature & Landscape History & Culture Food Experiences & Activities     Tags: nature & landscape history & culture food experiences & activities    0 Commentaires 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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Su Zinzulu: The Jujube

Catégories Nature & Landscape Food     Tags: nature & landscape food    0 Commentaires Su Zinzulu: The Jujube

The vegetation in Sardinia is mainly formed by the Mediterranean scrub which includes holm oak, cork, phillyrea, arbutus and some species of juniper (high scrub), and the lentisk, the heather, the s...

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