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The Girin beach recalls the white sandy beaches and the finest tropical atolls of the Pacific. Sheltered from the strong mistral wind, it features crystal clear waters of an intense turquoise color and a shallow sandy bottom. Thick Mediterranean scrub and pine trees surround the beach and perfume the air. It’s frequented mostly by families with children, who enjoy spending the day in this incredible piece of heaven.
It is located along the east coast, nearly 3 km from Carloforte, along the main road that leads to all the beaches.
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This is a traditional dish that uses the belu, or tuna stomach, which is one of the most delicious and refined parts of the fish.
You can purchase it fresh or dried. If using the dried version, it must be soaked in water the night before, then rinsed and boiled for about an hour, and drained.
Once cooked, it is cut into strips and browned in a large skillet with coarsely chopped onions, tomato slices and a splash of dry white wine. Add cubes of potato and cook on low heat for an hour. It is not necessary to add salt.
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Tabarkinois spoken by more than 85% of the inhabitants of Carloforte, but it is not recognized as a "language" by the Italian law that protects minority languages. Luckily, Tabarkino does not need protection. Ancient and unusual, impossible to hear spoken anywhere else in the world apart from the neighboring town of Calasetta, Tabarkino is a language similar to that in use among the Pegliesi settlers of the sixteenth century, ancestors of people from Carloforte, with some Arabic, Sicilian and French influence.
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