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Category Archives: Sardinia
In November 1860, Giuseppe Garibaldi could have asked for anything. He had begun a campaign with less than a thousand men, but had marched from victory to victory. He had ignited enthusiasm for an idea that had seemed unrealistic until … Continue reading
As I stood on top of the Bastion of Saint Remy and looked down over Cagliari, my sharp eyes noticed something suspicious. Can you spot it? Yes, there is a nuclear reactor in the middle of the city. Cleverly hidden in and … Continue reading
Not too good, it seems: (Photographed at the Carnival Cemetery on La Maddalena, Sardinia.)
Please watch this warning message each time you are thinking of giving up your 9-to-5 job, taking a sabbatical, travelling the world or doing something else which would upset your daily routine. In short: don’t do it! Why? I’ll explain in … Continue reading
On my bicycle tour around Sinis peninsula on Sardinia, I discovered this beach, not without drawing two valuable lessons from its discovery:
It’s rather easy to take photos of UFOs in flight. They are loud, have lots of flashy lights and are trying to attract our attention. That’s why there are thousands of photos of UFOs while they are in the sky. But … Continue reading
Sometimes, when I am stranded on a new island and I walk along the beach for hours to see if there is anyone else who is still alive or if I can find some food, I feel like Robinson Crusoe. … Continue reading
I discovered this rather selective smoking ban in a deserted village on the island of Caprera off Sardinia.
It was a hot afternoon, the time when everything is closed and nothing moves in Italy. It was dead silent, as I was cycling around the island of La Maddalena, when I saw the road sign to a place called Panoramico. It was … Continue reading