Tag Archives: Nuoro

Snowed in Sardinia

It’s hard to imagine Sardinia’s slopes, peaks and valleys covered heavily in snow, but it happened. It snowed in Sardinia! This past week in many parts of Sardinia it snowed so hard that many people were left without heat, electricity … Continue reading

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Dear Santa Claus: Let Sardinia smile again – In the aftermath of disaster

Dear Santa Claus, “Make a great gift to us sisters, that Sardinia will smile again, as always.” **This photo was circulating Facebook early this morning, and it hit the soft spot we all carry in our hearts. I emailed Debora … Continue reading

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Picking up the pieces after Cyclone Cleopatra – Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia is still in shock from the deadly storm Cyclone Cleopatra which devastated the island on November 18th, 2013. Entire communities are gone, livelihoods which took decades to build are destroyed, entire road systems and bridges washed away in the … Continue reading

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Cyclone Cleopatra Crushes Sardinia Killing 16

Cyclone Cleopatra Crushes Sardinia. Sardinia is in a state of emergency and needs your help! The death toll from yesterday’s devastating cyclone Cleopatra is 16. Today the entire island is in chaos and tears. The Gallura was the hardest hit … Continue reading

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Inside Sardinia: Nuraghe Santa Sabina

Around every corner lies a medieval surprise and when we passed Nuraghe Santa Sabina we just had to stop and admire the ancient architecture and beauty. Unfortunately, we were there in the off-season and the office was closed but that didn’t … Continue reading

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Snapshots: Memories from Mamoiada

Mamoiada is a small rural town in the province of Nuoro and is famous for its carnival held in February. I recently had the pleasure of visiting this mountain town and it held up to my expectations. Follow me on … Continue reading

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Inside Sardinia: Lake Cucchinadorza

Lake Cucchinadorza in the province of Nuoro, sits at the foot of the Gennargentu mountain range and offers stunning views of the three surrounding towns: Ollolai, Ovodda and Teti. Nestled deep in the valley, Lake Cucchinadorza provides the nature-lover in you … Continue reading

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Inside the heart of Sardinia – Toneri, Tonara

I caught the bus early Saturday morning to meet up with a friend in Sassari. We filled the car with an expensive tank of gas and headed south down SS131 towards the elusive province of Barbagia in the heart of … Continue reading

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