Back to Nature, the Italian Way. Sardinia's version of rush hour.
By Andy Newman (The New York Times, August 12, 2007)
We were not 10 miles out of Cagliari, the cosmopolitan capital of
Sardinia, when the late-afternoon traffic halted. The cause was soon
apparent: a flood of long-haired sheep, blank eyes framed by wild
white dreadlocks, spilling slowly across the highway.
Cagliari: The Other Sardinia
By Gisela Williams (The New York Times, August 12, 2007)
Many of us imagine Sardinia as a Versace ad come to life: European playboys lounging on megayachts and Champagne flowing endlessly at clubs named, without irony, Billionaire. And it’s so — at least during the fashionable months of July and August, if you limit your visit on the island to the tiny, northeast jet-set enclave known as Costa Smeralda, or the Emerald Coast.