Hotel il Saracino
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- Swimming pool
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... is just off the East side of Cap Corse (the cape of Corsica). G/T at sunset off the isle of Corsica was lovely. I do so love this isle. It is hard to get to, and hard to leave at certain times if the year. This is my last anchorage on Milena this year. Our 16 hour trip to Cannes is tomorrow, and I am just praying that all the weather we have heard is correct..... We should encounter very little wind, and it should be a beautiful ...
A Population of only 12k. Three forts, massive city walls on a tiny hill overlooking the cove. Streets are paved (since 1700) in rose limestone, very pretty. Iron industry here since the Etruscan times (hence the name). It's very green (but we are further north than before), from certain angles it could be NZ. It's part of Europe's largest marine national park and also has vineyards so I have no idea why Napoleon was desperate to leave! Walked across to ...
... Italian man came to assist. Well............I leaned to the left and lost my footing, and in so doing , did my best Ethel Merman impression as I dove off to the left into the murky waters of the marina. Fully clothed!!!!
I managed to miss the rocks and end up between the next boat and the jetty. Very lucky indeedy.
Not my most glamorous of looks but as the lovely Italian men came to /my rescue they tried to haul me out on to the jetty but I feared that I ...
lo and behold we could not escape them. They are back & ensconced in the villa. They turned up in their little yellow & red car yesterday. They found a toad on the way (see picture attached) & decided that they would stay for the duration.
It has been lovely enjoying the pool & going into the piazza for a coffee after getting a mountain load of salad veggies for J ...
... Christopher for getting up early for us) to catch the 7.15 coach to Gatwick airport. So here we were on the coach for 2 and a half hours trip to Gatwick. Arrive at Gatwick and then on to a BA flight to Pisa. It was a 2 hour flight to Pisa where we collected our hire car. This unfortunately took ages and we nearly didn't make the ferry to cross from Piombino to Portoforreio. Once on Elba it was so familiar until we hit Marciana Marina, the little fishing village (as ...