Travel Blogs from Porto, France

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Start of the 100th TDF, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

Start of the 100th TDF

A travel blog entry by joellehoeft

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What a treat to be at the start of this year's Tour de France in Porto Vecchio, Corsica. It was a very fun but not chaotic scene. And a warm day! This is the first time that the Tour has ever come to Corsica, which is a department of France, but which has ...

French key boqrds, Porto, France travel blog

French key boqrds

A travel blog entry by markandrebecca

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we hqte french key boqrds becquse the a qnd the q are in opposite plqces qnd it gets reqlly qnnoying correcting spelling qll the time. Anyway, we hqve spent the last couple of days exploring the Gorge de Spelunca. We did a long walk up the gorge on ...

Swimming pool and camping under olive trees, Porto, France travel blog

Swimming pool and camping under olive trees

A travel blog entry by sethandholly

no ...

A loo with a view, Porto, France travel blog

A loo with a view

A travel blog entry by markandrebecca

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... night and they did! The hotel is just outside a small village called Piana which sits on a promentary in the gulf of Porto. We spent Monday morning walking in the Calanches looking at the strange rock formations. In the afternoon, a norrow winding ...

Get me off this island, Porto, Corsica Island, France travel blog

Get me off this island

A travel blog entry by jaredten

Well today was kinda boring. Ryan and I made the best of it. Ryan got up around 6:30 am and went to ride his bike in the mountains. I slept in until 9:30 am. It felt good to sleep in. We decided to get some breakfast so we got ready to hit the town. Most ...

The road less traveled   Part 2, Porto, Corsica Island, France, France travel blog

The road less traveled Part 2

A travel blog entry by jaredten

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... a choclate banana creep. They have this choclate spread over here that they put on everything called Nutella. If you have been to France, you proboly know what I'm talking about. It is so good, I don't understand why we don't have something similar in ...

Buy me a virtual beer for my birthday, Porto, Corsica Island, France travel blog

Buy me a virtual beer for my birthday

A travel blog entry by jaredten

I know my good friends would feel guilty about not being able to buy me a beer on my birthday...so I came up with a solution. You can click the link that says "Support My Travels" at the top of the page, and you can use your debit or credit card to buy ...

SNOW-CAPPED CORSICA, Porto di Taverna, France travel blog

SNOW-CAPPED CORSICA

A travel blog entry by jilly361

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... reached the mountainous island of Corsica next day at 4pm.  Our anchorage for the night was in a sheltered bay next to Porto Vecchio.  The following morning the wind had increased but it seemed ok so we set out for Solenzara16nm away.  No ...

Encore un gros sentier, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

Encore un gros sentier

A travel blog entry by claire-michel

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... la peine.  On a même rencontré des gens de Strasbourgs qui nous ont parlé d’un endroit à visiter dans le coin de Porto-Vecchio.  Des gens vraiment sympathiques. Le seul hôtel (faudra définir ce que c’est qu’un hôtel) ...

Dan 3: Porto, Piana, Porto Corsica, France travel blog

Dan 3: Porto, Piana

A travel blog entry by lara.skulj

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... ustavili in odšli na pohod do plaže. Z Enejem sva se v morju zmočila. Potem smo odšli naprej v Porto. Tam smo za kosilo jedli palačinke, ki mi niso bile všeč. Po kosilu smo se z gliserjem peljali na ogled naravnega ...

Beautiful Mediterranean beachside Palombaggia, Palombaggia, France travel blog

Beautiful Mediterranean beachside Palombaggia

A travel blog entry by ssandsk

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What a lovely beach. We read that Corsica has some great beaches and Palombaggia is one of them. Crystal clear water, lovely white sand, a backdrop of pine trees and some amazing shaped rocks. The downside at this time of year (winter) is that the winds ...

GR20 Stage 14 (Alpine Route), Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

GR20 Stage 14 (Alpine Route)

A travel blog entry by broony79

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Day 175. Pasta Man; trip to Rufuge de Paliri via Alpine Route 6/10/08 Stage 14, 6.5hrs, 13kms Sebastian had loaded up with pasta from the start, eating it every evening. The Candian girls called him pasta man and he promised on the last night he ...

Standing at the east-coast shore of Corsica, Porto Vechio, France travel blog

Standing at the east-coast shore of Corsica

A travel blog entry by kgbvendetta

isle of corse ...

Our first home in Corsica, Cala Rossa, France travel blog

Our first home in Corsica

A travel blog entry by les.beaulieu

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When we entered the front door of our first home in Corsica, we were shocked at how gorgeous this place was. All white, with bare concrete columns, it has a very modern feel to it. The huge glass patio doors and skylights on the ceiling made the house ...

La Corse, Favone, France travel blog

La Corse

A travel blog entry by northernlighthc

My first trip to a foreign country without parents. 24 hours bus and ferry, then two weeks with unbearable teenagers. But the island was just ...

Heavenly Corsica, Porto Vecchio, France travel blog

Heavenly Corsica

A travel blog entry by kenee

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Definitely want to return...it is ...

Porto-Vecchio Corsica, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

Porto-Vecchio Corsica

A travel blog entry by khillski

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... many cafes which easily lure you in for a spot of people watching with a cool drink. We wandered the ancient streets of Old Porto Vecchio, the Borgo, where we saw this enormous twisted tree of the Place de la Republique, the 19th century church of St-Jean ...

Porto Vecchio - Day 2&3, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

Porto Vecchio - Day 2&3

A travel blog entry by alciuvar

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... especially Quebec . He is thinking to move there one day. He was in his early 50s now. Born in France, he was a professor before he moved to Corsica, Porto Vecchio.  I have asked him, what brought you to Corsica? He said that his mother died very ...

Any Porto (Vecchio) in a Storm, Porto Vecchio, France travel blog

Any Porto (Vecchio) in a Storm

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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Weather defeats us. Porto Vecchio, Corsica, France, is shrouded in clouds, the horizon alternately veiled and not. Thunder echoes across the choppy water as the sea plays a rocking horse game with the tenders. Then, the rain becomes a sprinkle and the ...

On our way!, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

On our way!

A travel blog entry by spoons1

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... to see signs for the Nice Fete de la Tour, which helped us realize that a) we were really in Nice and b) ooooh! The Tour de France! The Hotel Mercure Nice Marche aux Fleurs was small but clean, and very nicely situated. We checked in, and had a quick nap ...

Team presentation and Cycling fashion, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

Team presentation and Cycling fashion

A travel blog entry by aseipolt

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Travel can consume a lot of time. On Day 3 we were moving from London to Porto Vecchio in Corsica which involved a simple 2 flights via Paris' Orly airport. After another scrumptious English breakfast at the Kensington, we rolled out to the tube for the ...

Palombaggia, Palombaggia, France travel blog

Palombaggia

A travel blog entry by jpsaby

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Pensées pour ...

GR20 - 2nd day after / Bezoek Porto Vecchio, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

GR20 - 2nd day after / Bezoek Porto Vecchio

A travel blog entry by vangorp

Vandaag niet zo heel veel meer uitgericht dan gisteren. Alleen in een stadje rondhangen is niet zo echt mijn ding... Eén positieve zaak toch nog! Aan het pleintje tegenover de kerk ligt een café waar ze Belgische bieren serveren! ...

Corse - Porto-Vecchio, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

Corse - Porto-Vecchio

A travel blog entry by lesbg

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Aller : Nice-L'Ile Rousse Plages : Cala Rossa Capicciola (très belles maisons) Benedettu (pédalo) Asciaju Porto-Novo (arriver très tôt) Cala-Longa (Bonifacio) Rivière route de ...

Happy national day, frenchies!, Porto-Vecchio, Frankrike travel blog

Happy national day, frenchies!

A travel blog entry by europeon2wheels

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... to make than left ones. So now I've hired Johannes and Lina to follow me all over europe. Niiice! However, we ended up in Porto-Vecchio, a nice little town down in the south east. We went to a really nice beach there for a few hours and then we went back ...

CORSE - drugic, Porto Vecchio, France travel blog

CORSE - drugic

A travel blog entry by danilot

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raziskovanje vzhodnega in juznega dela ...

GR20 Stage 15, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

GR20 Stage 15

A travel blog entry by broony79

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... lady after 3 hours reaching the stream and dipping pool together. We finished the trek in Conca together catching a cab together to Porto-Vecchio. There we sorted out a hotel, found Claudia & Wolfgang (who were wise not to try and complete the last ...

Corse...Ile de la moto, Porto, France travel blog

Corse...Ile de la moto

A travel blog entry by claire-michel

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... 'trage.  D'Ajaccio, on est allé jeter un oeil aux Iles Sanguinaires, puis on est revenu sur nos pas pour se rendre à Porto en passant par Piana.  Notre arrêt à Piana nous a permis de faire le sentier appelé Capo Rosso qui nous mène sur le ...

I'd sell my soul to the devil for a good pizza, La Maddalena Arcipelago, Italy travel blog

I'd sell my soul to the devil for a good pizza

A travel blog entry by pwong

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It's not a typo! That's how they spell archipelago here! Anyway ... last night was the first time EVER for me in Europe that the ATM didn't spit out my card after I requested an amount exceeding the daily limit. Hooray! It only took probably 30 tries ...

St P d V to Paradise revisited, Porto-Vecchio, France travel blog

St P d V to Paradise revisited

A travel blog entry by loubea

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... arrived in Saint Paul de Vence in time for lunch. Tried to share a pizza, but were advised in the nicest possible way, "that in France you must order a meal each if eating in a Resturant". We obeyed the rules, ordered a salad, & Bob's your uncle. The ...

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