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TripAdvisor Reviews Condominio Dunelba Campo nell'Elba
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... heartening, even inspiring, to note that wherever we go, when we say we are from Australia, (...damn, that took 3 attempts to even spell it correctly...hate this bloody iPad..) the look on their faces changes instantly, and suddenly they relax, and beam, and almost without exception, everyone says " oooh, one day I want to go to Australia....." genuinely....)
... cheese plate and wine along with stunning views of the sea. Speaking of wine, Elba offers most of the best of Tuscany including fruity Sangioveses, dry Chianties, and some of the best Merlots I've sampled in a while. A fantastic local red wine which carries the DOCG certification is Aleatico, which has been made on the island for centuries. Legend has it that Napoleon, before landing on Elba, ...
... as NZ!) and yachts but prices are reasonable. 500ml cold water at the supermarket is only 50 cents (cheaper to buy bigger and not cold, but it's the cold one that's needed). House wine; red, white or sometimes rose is €7.50 / 500 mls and €12/ litre at a restaurant (watch for cover charge (coperto), often an extra €2.50), the 1 litre UHT type containers of it at the supermarket like Brittany and I bought in Sicily are about €1.50 ...
... drove up, around and through, stopping at Porto Ercole to wander along the harbour and onto the sea wall. This is the town where Carravaggio died in 1610.
Up the coast to Follonica, a popular seaside town. Chose a hotel right on the waterfront with sea views, then joined the locals and tourists in their evening prommenade. Enjoyed a scrumptious pizza, fortunately in ...
... the pool like "little schoolgirls" Jeffrey commented. So much fun has been had.
Sadly Jeffrey leaves us on tuesday for London, then off to Paris and then Berlin.
So dear friends we do hope that you are keeping warm and we are sending loads of Elban sunshine into your lives.
Until the next time , we are afraid that Claudia has befriended Noddy and Big Ears and so they are threatening to invade our space in the village. Can you believe it? Mmmmmmmmmm