Grand Hotel de Cala Rossa
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... the nicest thunderstorm come through I've seen and heard in years. The lightning was both vertical and horizontal with great booms of thunder. It is pouring outside as I write this. It's been a great day. We will probably walk into town later tonight for dinner. It all depends on if it's pouring or not. Like I've said before these last two islands are more resort islands than we had imagined. So, we aren't getting much exercise but truly enjoying the ...
... a lovely warm day.
We got back to our room, and I immediately got my suit on to go to the pool. The sun felt so good and so warm. Eldon stayed in the room to pick out several different hotels for tomorrow night. He came down with the computer and I selected the place I wanted to stay tomorrow night. We have a water view, pool and balcony. It should be quite nice.
We had a nice late afternoon around the pool. I ordered ...
... the last five kilometres into Ajaccio. The traffic was crawling. When we finally reached the centre of the city, on the waterfront, the temperature had risen to 33 degrees and we were ready for a quick lunch and an even quicker escape! However, we took a 20 minute walk along the waterfront and through the market area before leaving. We arrived at our hotel in Corte ...
... spectacular. High cliffs and caves along the coast line and fortifications on top of the cliffs. We rode off the ferry after a few happy snaps as this was not our destination for the day.
We rode north about 40km to Porto Vecchio, another town with a beautiful marina. Our hotel is between the marina and the town. We wandered down to the marina first and checked out the menus for dinner tonight. As well as the marina, this part of Porto Vecchio ...
... like Australia. We spotted many eucalyptus trees that looked suspiciously like the scribbly gums from back home. We've become so used to hobbling over rocks into the waters of Hvar and Sicily that the kids are amused by beach sand. Grace thoroughly enjoyed digging & writing in the sand; meanwhile Mitch disliked any sand in his swimmers & quickly decided nudity was the better option! (I love this age where there's no inhibitions yet). ...