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Cross-dressing in Sardinia

On 28 February I was in Oristano in Sardinia. It was martedì grasso, Fat Tuesday, the last day of Carnival before Lent. Oristano has celebrated this day for a long time, 552 years to be precise, as the festival Sa … Continue reading

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Olive Juice

Did you know that olive oil is the only common cooking oil that is the juice of a fruit? All the other oils we use in our kitchen come from seeds: sunflower, rapeseed (canola), peanut and grapeseed. This realisation leads … Continue reading

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We members of Slow Travel Tours always hope to have an impact on our guests. We want them to enjoy themselves, but we also hope they’ll learn something new. It might be a deeper appreciation of a different way of … Continue reading

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