Bella Vista Residence
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... keeping myself alive throughout this trip. On the other hand, Sergiu was fine, actually enjoying the rally:) I am glad that at least one of us was... ALIVE.
We have finally arrived at my favourite first stop, the beach. Yes, now I am fine and happy:). After couple of hrs, we left for Calvi which was only 12 km way from Algajola, our next destination where we had accommodations.
Second day in Ajaccio
Early Morning - We had our breakfast and we went straight to the beach which was across our hotel. How convenient.:)
Around lunch time, we checked out and then we had few hours to visit:
- Le centre ville (downtown) the historic centre and the port. I had a nice surprise to see that the Sunday Market was still open and lively. I love going to the markets in different cities and ...
After 6.5 hr of flight we have arrived in Paris (Orly Airport) where we had to stay for few hours to get our connection to Ajaccio,Corsica. It was ok as we had the chance to get our first great french breakfast at The Paul Boulangerie, a well known french boulanger. :)
We have arrived around 5pm in Ajaccio, got our rental car and started our trip. The town is located on the west coast, by the sea. Our ...
... in 1482 and the imposing citadel still guards the harbour. It was an easy walk into old Ajaccio with its tiny streets and main shopping area just off the port marina.
We headed out to explore the waterfront and shops before going back to the ship for lunch. We then made our way back to the beach area for our first swim in the Mediterranean.
Had a wonderful week in Corsica - beautiful French Island in the middle of the Mediterranean - lots of beaches, mountains and little towns. The food and culture is much more Italian than French and pretty much no one spoke English. Went down South to Bonifacio first, then to Ajaccio which is the capital. Overall a very relaxing 5 ...
- Free parking