Hotel il Saracino
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Capraia Isola
... the forest gorges
to Evisa, famed for its chestnut forests and on to Cortes, in the central
mountain area. We camped at the foot of Gorge Restonica, but were unable to
take the van up the gorge, as it is too big, and the heat was so excessive,
walking to the lakes was out of the question for us. You know what they say
about ‘Mad dogs and Englishmen’! There
were a lot of walkers however, who ...
... we went to the beach, went to the shops and swam in the pool, all the usual holiday things. Then this afternoon we rode the bikes on a circuitous route up into the hills behind us, through the little villages that the 20th and 21 st centuries seem to have forgotten, and then round the back, and down into Bastia. It was an incredible uphill ride, until we saw a guy running the same route, as us, and passed us as we stopped to take photos ...
... the sudden increase in the coarseness underfoot to a coarse gravel grade which makes it even harder to get back ashore...
This is a strange place - the geographic situation is almost a clone of Noosa, but reduced in scale by about half, and the weather is also very similar.....I managed to get myself quite burned today, despite it being a bit ...
... 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 ...
We had a short drive today—55 miles and 1 ½ hours from L'Ile Rousse to Bastia. Our Garmin took us through the desert. It was interesting. We also drove through the wine region that produces the Patrimonio wine. We had to stop and tast (and buy one bottle) at a family run vineyard.
We drove to the EuropCar station so we knew where it was and how to get there to return our car. ...