Day11 Cagliari 

We returned today to Cagliari, passing by the port where big cruise ships are docked. We said “arrivederci” to our driver, Massimo, who left us off at the San Benedetto market.  He made our time in Sant’Antioco extra pleasant with his warm smiles and caring ways. His Easymove van  was comfortable and convenient.

Day7 Tratalias

This morning we visited the medieval town of Tratalias. In the 1950s a dam built near the town caused moisture to seep into its houses. The residents had to move, building a new town not far away. The remaining buildings are now being used by artists for their studios. The town, now bereft of residents, …

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Day4 Sant’Antioco

We started out today with a demonstration of traditional Sardinian dress. Simonetta, who operates a costume museum near Cagliari, brought several outfits to us at the agriturismo Sa Ruscitta. She showed us antique vestments and several newer reproductions, including exquisite embroidery on the collar of a man’s linen shirt.

 Day2  Barbagia

Barbagia is the mountainous area of central Sardinia. Its remote location has created very special cultural traditions that are still followed today. I made a great choice for a tour guide,  Francesco Manca, owner of the tour company,  Your Sardinia Experience. On first meeting in the morning, he presented me with a plate of Sardinian …

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