Paris At Buggerru
Buggerru in Southwest Sardinia once was a a rich zinc mining town with a rich Parisian cultural life for the elite and horrendous conditions for the poor miners. Finally, this resulted in 1904 into a strike that was brutally broken with deaths and was cause for the first national Italian strike.
Like Nebida is a former mining town, now tourist area.
The Masua zinc-lead mine (1863-1991) at the SW coast of Sardinia with in the distance in the sea the ...
Nebida is a former mining town, located in Sulcis-Iglesiente.
A breathtaking sight over the whole Lion Gulf from Nebida's Belvedere walkway. Like stones thrown int...
Abandoned cobalt-nickel-lead mine, high in the mountains near Fluminimaggiore (Sardinia) with poorly ...
In valleys near the San Giovanni mine, one still finds remains of a former rail road, such as this wa...
Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily). The area of Sardinia is 24,090 square kilometres (9,301 sq mi). The island is surrounded (clockwise from north) by the French island of Corsica, the Italian Peninsula, Tunisia and the Balearic Islands. Sardinia is a constitutional part of Italy, with a special statute of regional autonomy under the Italian Constitution.