Skip to comments.Sardinia's prehistoric towers
Posted on 01/09/2006 10:13:36 PM PST by SunkenCiv
Sardina is home to an immense population of mysterious prehistoric stone towers called "nuraghi." (Singular form is "nuraghe.") Over 7,000 of these remarkable dry-stone edifices exist -- a concentration of monumental stone architecture unparalleled in Europe... Over 3,000 years old, the nuraghi have withstood the depredations of weather and later humans by virtue of their excellent design and construction.
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I have a friend in Sardinia --- I should go visit him and investigate this.
What a neat place to wander around.
I only know *one* person who even has a *friend* in Sardinia, and that's you. I'm kinda impressed. I guess now I have to send you FReepmail giving you the name of the ex-Globester author buddy...
They appear to be small castles, nothing more, but they are mightily made, and it reminds me somehow of Mycenaean construction.
An outfit I know has great hikin/walking tours to Sardinia and Corsica. $4595 for 11 days, not including air fare to Europe. If I were rich I'd go and take all of you.
If you go,bring back pics and post.The article is interesting but lacking in visual stimuli:)Thanx
Hey, If you want I'll give you an 11 day hiking tour on the appalacia trail for $5000 per person. 4 person minimum. Airfare not included. Bring your own footware.
Hike tease! ;') We should all become travel agents. Imagine, $4600 to fly someone to a rustic island so they can spend 9 days hiking and ten nights sleeping...
I was in Sardinia in '85. It was beautiful. We set up a commo shot in an old abandoned pillbox from WW2. One of the better "camping" trips I've ever been on.
Sounds like fun.
Only KINDA impresssed????
What's a girl gotta know or do to really amaze someone?
I would think you'd know better...
"...We should all become travel agents..."
Now, you may be on to something there. A "Gods-Graves-Glyphs" tour of the standing stones of Western Europe...from Sardinia to Orkney...I could really go for that, especially if I could do it at cost. You & me & Blam & a couple of Viking Kitties.
".....Hey, If you want I'll give you an 11 day hiking tour on the appalacia trail for $5000 per person...."
Nice try. I live an hour from an AT trailhead.
Works for me.
Think there is a market?
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