Arbatax, Sardinia, Italy

Arbatax is a small harbour in the Ogliastra region, Sardinia.
The centre of this small town rises at the bottom of Cape Bellavista – territory enriched with the green-coloured Mediterranean scrub and famous for the characteristic red rocks and the masses of porphyritic granite located close to the harbour.
A true explosion of colours takes place in the spring with the contrast of the rocks of the headland and reef, the beach’s white sand and the limpid waters.
A natural frame to this is the panorama of the surrounding mountains, the highest on the island.
Beside the harbour rises a tower from the seventeenth-century while to the right is a prophyry quarry. On the sea, the silhouette of the famous porphyritic reef known as “red rocks” from Arbatax.

Sardegna.com

 

Arbatax, Sardinia, Italy 2010

Images © Evelina Simkute

About Evelina

Artist and curator, founder of Šilainiai Project.

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