Category Archives: Inside Sardinia

Inside Sardinia: A Traditional Cooking Method

The first time I saw this method of cooking was some years ago in a small town, in the folds of a mountain in Sardinia, Italy. A  friend who lives a few mountains over had invited me for lunch, and … Continue reading

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Inside Sardinia: A Distorted Nature’s Poem

Inside Sardinia: A distorted Nature’s poem … I grow flat along the red rocky earth with only the wind to guide me. My nutrients I steal from the sea with only the wind to guide me. I yearn to reach … Continue reading

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Inside Sardinia: Valle della Luna

Valle della Luna –  a mecca in the 60’s and known all over Sardinia as a hippie hangout, is one of the most surreal and controversial places I have ever seen. A vast valley in the north of Sardinia made … Continue reading

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Fall in Love with Traditional Shoes from Oliena, Sardinia

Too much time was spent in awe and looking up of all things Oliena, at this years Autunno in Barbagia – Cortes Apertas 2016, that when I did look down, I found these intricately sewn, traditional shoes. Now if I could … Continue reading

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Handcrafted Gifts from Oliena, Sardinia

The thing that sticks with me the most from my weekend getaway to Oliena are the people. In every cortes (home) we entered, we were greeted with humble welcomes and gracious smiles. Each and every artist was eager to explain … Continue reading

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Inside Sardinia: The People of Cortes Apertas at Oliena

From early September to the beginning of December small towns throughout the Barbagia region of Sardinia open their doors for tourists and locals alike. It’s a refreshing time to wander ancient alleys and discover a Sardinia from hundreds of years … Continue reading

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Inside Sardinia: Cork from the Gallura

Sardinian cork oak grows in abundance in the northwestern part of the island. The forests are large and breathtaking and the capital of cork in Sardinia is a small mountain town called Calangianus in the province of Olbia-Tempio. Cork planks … Continue reading

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Dear Sardinia: I miss you more than you will ever know

Eleven months ago I left my heart and soul in Sardinia, and my mind has never forgiven me. There are times I scroll through thousands of photographs just to see if I can still remember her, to see if I … Continue reading

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Inside Sardinia: Enchanting Forests

There is nothing more enchanting than beautifully moss-covered forests, and Sardinia is jam-packed with these earthly delights. Do you like to hike within the deep folds of a forest?

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Inside Sardinia – Feelings of Nostalgia

When nostalgia gets the better of me, I turn to her … Sardinia!

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