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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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Tuesday We arrived in Calvi on the eastern coast of Corsica, at lunchtime after a train trip south of Bastia then across the island to the opposite coast. It is a magical place, similar to Amalfi or Sorrento on the Italian coast, situated on a large bay, with lovely white sandy beaches. The old walled city sits on one side of the bay and above the city as it is now. We found our hotel and were delighted with our choice. The rooms are nice, gorgeous ...
... icecream cone on the top. This place is obviously a sort after holiday destination for Europeans, I would suggest ones with money as it appears it would be expensive to stay here. As we are now in France - frogs legs were on the menu for entree tonight. Jeanette, Lee and Gail ordered them and they were lovely. Brian opted out as the kitchen advised they were out of wheelchairs for the poor leg less ...
... each had a small sampling of gazpacho, pistachio cream over cous cous, some kind of custard and a lovely serving of caviar over some other fish roe. They were all delish, as were the cold beers. Eldon's concern is what this little tray of extras is going to cost us.
We went back to the room and rested. Around 1:30 we got out our cheese and ham from yesterday and shared a bottle of wine.
I napped and got ready for my massage.
... got back to our room at 3:00 and spent time on the computer.
We made dinner reservations for a restaurant right across the street from our hotel. Our hotel, by the way, is lovely. I plan on spending most of my day tomorrow around the pool. I also have a 5:00 appointment with a masseuse for an hour and a half Thai massage. I can hardly wait.
We walked across the street for dinner. It's ...
... sides. We shared a lovely bottle of red wine (Patrimonio, 2011, from Domaine Giacometti). The curry wasn't what I had expected--it came with spaghetti, not rice, and had more turmeric than curry taste.
We got back to our hotel and had an after dinner drink. Eldon had the Myrte and I had the Limoncello. The myrle is some kind of fruit from the island here. It was tasty, but we couldn't understand what type of fruit it ...