Sardinia: Spend the Night on a Wild Prison Island

This article appears in the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Dream of Italy. Asinara, a small island off the northern coast of Sardinia, is a former penal colony frozen in time. No inhabitants or construction – other than those related to the prison – have graced Asinara for more than 100 years, and as the island is now a national park,…

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