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Travel Blogs from Ajaccio
... Bonaparte wed the young Letizia Ramolino and settled with her in the Bonaparte family residence. Napoleon was born there on August 15, 1769, and Lucien, Louis, Jerome, Elisa, Pauline and Caroline followed. After three years spent on the continent from 1793 to 1796 due to the family's allegiance with the French Republic, Letizia returned to Ajaccio in 1797 and had the house both improved and enlarged. Napoleon spent a few days there on returning from Egypt in 1799. He ...
... and say a prayer for her. We know, wherever she is, Karena is leading others in joyous song.
Back on the Azamara, we join 6 of our new friends for an elegant dinner. C.C. Carter, a seasoned spoken word performer from Chicago. She brought down the house with her celebration of "curvalicious" women. Dana crashes and Mary ends the night with dancing.
Tomorrow - back to Italy!
... 8217;s House.
We have arrived around 6pm and went straight to the hotel to check in. I booked hotel Napoleon. It had great reviews and was located right in the centre ville. I was happy with the hotel and it had a great location indeed.
Soon after we checked in, went out for dinner and icecream. ...
... I am 1/2 hr (by plane) away from Tunisia. He was originally from Tunisia. He said--Maybe one day I will go back. Not sure he will though:) It;s so beautiful where he is.
After enjoying our first French crepe, we drove to our next stop Calvi....but before getting there we stopped a bit on our way to Corte (another city in the mountains) and then enjoyed some sun on the beautiful beach - Algajola. See next entries
... morning. yummy
Quick facts - Ajaccio is the capital of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. It's is a beautiful small town (Population 65,500), with great people and history. For those who don't know, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio in 1769. There are quite a few statues of Napoleon throughout the city and... almost every hotel:).
that's it for the first 1/2 day in France, Corsica.