Hotel il Saracino
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... Alberto, the
owner was the quintessential manager of Fawlty Towers and along with an
interesting Swedish couple, we had plenty of laughs. The people in Sardinia and
Corsica have been so welcoming and friendly.
The European holidays have really taken affect, and here in
Corsica, there are many French families crowding the beaches and enjoying
camping stopovers. We were intrigued with the Citadel ...
... these old towns. The buildings have been there since the 1400's, even the new ones were built in the 1600's. There were little cafes, shops etc in little laneways and stairwells. We bought some supplies from the deli and had a beautiful picnic down at our little beach. The nights are lovely, although the days are a bit hot. Sunday This morning we walked up into the hills behind our hotel to the villages above, San Marino Di Lota and a couple ...
... the deeper you go... Really cold - today it must have been back to about 26deg....
And yet, whilst I haven't been out further than about 100m from the shore, it is quite shallow, and a lovely soft sandy bottom, yet when you get to shore there is a sudden rise at the water's edge where it is a bit of a struggle to climb out, ...
... that. Hopefully I will get there one day so I can compare.
Just when it couldn't possibly get any better we reached Les Calanche which spans the road between Porto and Piana. At this point I simply ran out of adjectives! I will therefore quote the Unesco website as follows. "The site includes a coastline of astonishing beauty studded with offshore islets and sea pillars rising out of the translucent waters" In my own words I would say it was ...
... dinner. The hotel here just serves snacks. So we walked a short distance down hill to a little Italian place. Eldon had pizza, it was not good. I had the tagliatelle with ragu. My dinner was VERY good. We had our usual wine, got back to the room and got ready for bed. Eldon made arrangements for a taxi at 6:45 tomorrow morning. We have to be at the dock an hour before the 8:00 ferry ...