ARGENTIERA, THE FORGOTTEN HISTORY PROTECTED BY THE SEA AND THE WIND

Argentiera. What a particular place. A stop along the way. Argentiera is a piece of island history protected by a rough sea and a terrible wind that never stops blowing. It is certainly a different place, which we have to recommend for its strangeness. Maybe not all audiences like it, but Argentiera has a beauty that catches many of us because of the feelings that are lived there. Argentiera is a small town, formed by several buildings and containing an abandoned mine, which can be visited. It is a photograph of another era, times of struggle and hard work of…

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THE WINES OF SARDINIA

The wines of Sardinia need an article, in order to help the visitors of the island with their choices in their purchases or visits to restaurants. The island of Sardinia has one of the oldest wine industries in Italy. Throughout history, Sardinia was conquered by the Byzantines, Arabs and Catalans, and the Spanish influence on viticulture is still appreciated. The most important varieties of the island are native to Spain, such as Cannonau, known in Spain as Garnacha or Carignano, known in Spain as Cariñena. In Sardinia, large cooperatives predominate that are dedicated to the production of their wines, much…

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PERDEPERA IN CARDEDU, ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN THE WORLD

Perdepera is one of the beaches belonging to the municipality of Cardedu located in the center of the east coast of Sardinia, in the province of Ogliastra. This province is quite unknown to most people and until a few decades ago it was now considered one of the most beautiful places in the world, enough to be chosen in 2013 the most beautiful province in Italy. The whole area is characterized by its culture, traditions, history and especially its virgin and wild nature that fascinates everyone who visits it and contemplates the alternation of arid plains, white sand beaches, crystal…

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IL CAMINETTO IN CABRAS

Il Caminetto is perhaps the most famous restaurant in Cabras, highlighted in the Michelin Guide and usually appears in most known tourist guides. Il Caminetto is characterized by fish dishes made with a very classic style. It is also the most “elegant” restaurant in the town and surroundings, where even though you can go casual dress, at night, customers take the opportunity to get ready for a little more and also to be a place for special celebrations, also given its price . We will not lie, it is expensive. In our opinion some dishes have an exaggerated price and…

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AUGUST

It is the month in which the Ferragosto is celebrated in Italy (on 15th), is the month of shooting stars, a phenomenon that occurs mainly in the night of San Lorenzo, where everyone with the nose upwards to the hope to see a star  in order to fulfill a wish, a dream that lights up as long as you make sure to turn it into reality.

THE BEACHES OF ALGHERO

Alghero is perhaps the most beautiful medieval city on the island and its beaches are part of its beauty.Its name, Alguer or Alghero, Alghero in Italian, S’Alighèra in Sardinian and L’Alguer in Catalan, comes from the algae that are deposited on San Giovanni beach after the rainy days. Alghero has white sand beaches and calm and transparent waters and also allows us to deepen the culture and history of the city visiting its old town, its museums, historical buildings and also, we can make several trips to other nearby areas of great value natural and cultural. All this, together with…

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MOUNT SIRAI: TESTIMONY OF CIVILIZATION IN THE HEART OF THE MOST OLD SARDINIA

If you visit the Sulcis in Iglesias area, you will find yourself in one of the oldest areas of Sardinia, on the land where the first Nuragic, Phoenician and Punic civilizations settled. Mount Sirai is a true open-air archaeological museum. It was inhabited by the Nuraghic people from the first half of the second millennium BC, from the Neolithic era. In 750 a.C., the Phoenicians of ancient Lebanon, who were already living in Sulki, the current Sant’Antioco, settled in the territory of Mount Sirai and lived in their village. When the Phoenicians arrived, they probably found a nuraghe 14 meters…

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PIZZERIA MY FLOWER IN CAGLIARI

The pizzeria My flower is one of those of all life, well known in the neighborhood. A fine of the 1950s, in Cagliari, pizza was not as popular as it is today, it was a dish that began to prepare more and more on the menu of some restaurants. The family of the owners The current flower are one of the pioneers to open a pizzeria as such in the city. The first pizzeria MyFlower had its activity on Via Dante street, and in September 2011 they moved to the current Via Cavaro: a new pizzeria, cheerful and bright, where…

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PUNTA MOLENTIS BEACH, IN VILLASIMIUS

The beach of Punta Molentis is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island and it amazes everyone who visits it. It is a beach of wonderful turquoise waters and fine white sand. You just have to see this spectacular video of Sardenga dal Cielo Its name comes from the donkeys (su molenti) that were used for the work of load in the extraction of the granite of the zone. Today it is part of the marine protected area of Capo Carbonara and its location avoids the winds and currents, often annoying for bathing in other nearby beaches. So…

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