Sardinia’s Sinis Peninsula: Photo Gallery

Sardinia’s Sinis Peninsula: Ancient History, Glorious Nature in a Generously Empty land

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Aruttas beach, on Sardinia’s western coast. Max Hartshorne photos.
Men at a cafe in the morning in Cabras, Sardinia.
Men at a cafe in the morning in Cabras, Sardinia.
Sinis Peninsula, where a marine protected area preserves the pristine natural areas on Sardinia's west coast.
Sinis Peninsula, where a marine protected area preserves the pristine natural areas on Sardinia’s west coast.
The seaside ruins at Thrassos, dating back to the Phoenicians, in the 9th century.
The seaside ruins at Thrassos, dating back to the Phoenicians, in the 9th century.
A necropolis on the Sinis Peninsula right next to seaside homes in a small village.
A necropolis on the Sinis Peninsula right next to seaside homes in a small village.
Fassonis are fishing boats made of woven reeds that were once used to fish for mullet in Cabras, Sardinia. Here a fisherman makes a small toy replica.
Fassonis are fishing boats made of woven reeds that were once used to fish for mullet in Cabras, Sardinia. Here a fisherman makes a small toy replica.
Local folk dancers demonstrate how they can dance with a glass of wine on their heads...and no one spilled!
Local folk dancers demonstrate how they can dance with a glass of wine on their heads…and no one spilled!
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