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... coastlines to explore. So we were very excited to finally be on our way.
As we started to hunt for accommodation in the few days leading up to our sojourn in Corse, we also discovered that it was a very popular place in Summer (with Italians and French), and very expensive as well - it was so hard to find accommodation. But we finally booked it in and seem to be looking to break our budget towards the end of our week here, as it was ...
... 8216;thanks very much’). That’s OK: our car has French number plates, so on the road it’s assumed we’re from France. So the blame for any poor road behaviour gets conveniently – but rather unfairly – suffered by the French.
But then, we like to think we are just a little French. And curiously, arriving in Bastia feels like coming home: after our struggles with Italian we can once again understand ...
... plant were also prolific. The natural arrangements were just beautiful. Round every bend I wanted to stop and take a photo... the colours made even more vibrant by the sunshine on them.
The arrangements in many places where they are by the rocks, make the area look like a well tended rockery garden, worthy of a smart Weybridge mansion. And all without any input at all from Alan Titchmarsh! Amazing.
The sea to our right and the rock face to ...
... sort of system when they load the cars. Lorries and trucks first, cars last... that sort of thing. And when you drive onto the ferry, they direct you onto the car deck and help you to park close to the car in front so that no space is wasted. Pack 'em in.
Here they had a different approach.
There was a sort of random race for the ramp, and once on board, there were several ultra smart sailors in either white or yellow overalls with fluorescent strips ...
... pour une balade en voiture dans ce qu'on appelle le doigt de la Corse (voir la carte pour mieux comprendre). Ça nous a permis de rencontrer un rallye de voiture de collection qui faisaient le tour de la Corse en 3 ou 4 jours. Dommage que ma caméra n'était pas prête.
Malgré le changement d'horaire, nous avons grandement apprécié notre journée. Une petite randonnée dans la ville de Nonza pour y découvrir les terrasses et la plage de galets fût appréciée. On y ...