Blue Mines Cycle Trekking

January2017

Atlantis Rising: James Cameron in Sardinia

On Sunday the 29th there will be the preview in the U. S. of the two hours-long documentary ‘Atlantis Rising’, edited by National Geographic. The interest is strong, due to the fact that the executive producer is the Oscar-winning James Cameron, while the director of the series is the Emmy-winning

Piscinas sand dunes: a desert in Europe

Our cycling holidays in Sardinia include accommodation at one of the most spectacular places in the Mediterranean Sea: the Piscinas sand dunes coastal system or desert of Piscinas. Adjoining with the sea, this beautiful beach is one of the places for the afternoon relaxation hours, after the morning physical activities

Placebo’s “Jesus’ Son” video on Scivu beach

One of the top beaches in Sardinia is Scivu beach, with its pretty fine, pale sand, bordered behind by dunes. Its sea water is of a changing blue due to the glares created by the sun reflected on the seabed. And this place is so wild and isolated that in the

Monti Arcuentu. A place of history and legends

The Arcuentu mountain chain is situated to the north of Guspini and Arbus, and on the southern end it  borders on Monte Linas. The geological typology is mostly basaltic, and the rocks makes up a series of basalt pinnacles that make this volcanic, uninhabited, landscape landscape. The main peaks are

Lord Brassey: an English Man in Arbus

Sardinia is an Island rich in history and one of the most fascinating and rich periods is that of the 19th Century, where the South Western side of the Island played a key role in Italy’s Industrial Revolution through its’flourishing mining industry. In fact, among the characters involved in the