Posts Tagged ‘sardinia’

Master Architects of Sardinia: The Sacred Well of Santa Cristina

The Well of Santa Cristina is an ancient structure located on the Italian island of Sardinia. The name of the structure is somewhat misleading. In spite of its association with a Christian saint, the well has little to do with the Christian faith. In fact, it was constructed during the Bronze Age, long before the […]

Alan Kurdi migrant rescue ship escapes rough seas and docks in Sardinia

The Alan Kurdi ship of the German aid group Sea-Eye docked Friday in the Sardinia port of Olbia to disembark 125 migrants rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea. Italy allowed the rescue ship to dock in Sardinia to escape rough seas and said the migrants could eventually disembark in Italy before being sent to other […]

Coast guard rescues 17 from flaming yacht off coast of Sardinia

Dramatic footage shot by the Italian coast guard showed a burning yacht sinking below the surface of the Mediterranean off the coast of Sardinia. Coast guard officials had said they rescued 17 people from the vessel, which left a plume of smoke behind as it disappeared into the water on Tuesday. Two coast guard boats […]

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