Tag: Orgosolo

In Orgosolo, preserving the ancient silk art

I have already written about Orgosolo stunning street art and about its antimilitarist spirit. Orgosolo, however, is not only politics. This obstreperous town of inland Sardinia's region known as Barbagia is home to an exclusive form of ancient ...

Pratobello, ghost town or breeding ground for revolution?

"Does anybody live here in Pratobello?" Smirk. "Who would want to live here?!" A shepherd from Orgosolo was guarding his sheep grazing early morning and didn't seem to appreciate much our question, and due to Orgosolo reputation we opted not ...

Orgosolo Murals, Sardinia’s Controversial Side

Orgosolo is a small, apparently sleepy, town in central-eastern Sardinia. It's very well-known both in the island and in the rest of the country for its stormy past. This was, in fact, the place where misunderstandings would be solved with blood ...