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Day 6 Ajaccio Corsica 9:00am - 6:00pm
We arrived early into the port city of Ajaccio Corsica. Mountains cover the majority of this island in the middle of the Mediterranean. The scenery is spectacular with the mountains rising up to 2000 metres. As we sailed into the harbour you could easily mistake it for the French Riviera, with chic restaurants and ...
... and administration. The agriculture percentage is around 3% - there are virtually no fields under cultivation. The population is divided into the ones who live in the mountainous villages and those who reside along the coast. For a long time the locals did not need to have money or not much because they would grow and / or raise their own produce and sustain themselves and trade for other things they needed.
The island life is very healthy – there is ...
... pretty quickly. We also have a black cat that we are to feed, that I could do without! We have a little supermarket down the road where we stocked up on some food for breakfast and lunch- yoghurt, jambon, avocado, tomato, milk and of course, baguettes. Later in the afternoon we drove into Ajaccio, withe idea of meeting Gai and Daniel for dinner. This proved to be one of the most stressful trips I've ever had. The traffic was bumper to bumper from well out of town, and ...
We did another 4 hour tour in Corsica. Corsica is the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte and he is very popular here. We visited local artisan workshops on this beautiful island. It is very mountainous. Its history stretches back to the Greeks and Romans as it is strategically situated in the Mediterranean close to both Italy and France. It is a French Island now but has been ruled by the Genovese.
... bottom of the cliff, under the city. Then you have to walk back up...
7) Walk/climb up the tower of Capo Rosso. From there you get a stunning 360° view with the golf of Porto on one side. This golf in a UNESCO site. So definitely worth a look.
8) Canyoning in Bavela canyon. The water was a little cold but the fun was there. We had plenty of jumps, slides and other obstacle to play with.
Je suis de nouveau ...
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