Roots / Radici

Roots / Radici

Roots
via Daily Prompt: Roots

An folk song from Southern Italy, roughly translated, says: “if you never forget about your roots, you will respects the roots of faraway countries”.

I have been often accused of being a nationalist because I like to emphasize how important my roots are to me. I believe the words of the folk song above explain why I believe roots are important and why I am proud of my background. Only if we know who we are and where we come from we can truly become citizens of the world, we can learn to love and respect difference as one of the most exciting features that our Universe has to offer.

My Sardinians roots are a fundamental part of who I am but also what makes me look at the world around with interest, empathy and respect.

Top 5 things to do in Cagliari

Top 5 things to do in Cagliari

5 things to do in the capital city of my beautiful homeland.

Discover Sardinia

Cagliari is the capital city of Sardinia. It is connected with dozens of cities all over Europe thanks to the flights that many low-cost companies offer throughout the year.

Here are some tips for the visitors that want to get the best out of their experience.

  1. Poetto

Poetto is Cagliari’s main beach. It stretches for about eight kilometres, from Sella del Diavolo (the Devil’s Saddle) up to the coastline of Quartu Sant’Elena. Poetto is also the name of the district located on the western stretch of the strip between the beach and Saline di Molentargius (Molentargius’s Salt Mine).

There are several buses that run from the city-centre to the beach.Poetto is popularly divided into “fermate” (stops), which means the various stretches of beach are recognised by the ordinal number of bus stops or urban lines linking the city centre district. The most popular is the 1st stop, adjacent to the port…

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