Hotel Castel d'Orcino
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Graham is trying to become a local. Hang the arm out the window, be on the mobile, have a cigarette and change gears whilst driving down the mountain track.
It took us about 4 hours to travel 40 kms. We did stop for coffee, and Graham was grateful I wantrd to do a ...
... and 5 to Pisa. Went south around to Bonifacio, known as Corsica's star attraction, what a beautiful place, medieval castle on the cliffs, limestone walls on a peninsula around a natural harbour, now with luxury yachts (I recognised one from St Tropez; the Ice Angel from the Isle of Man - it had so many crew the Isle must be empty now) and restaurants etc. The old town is really quaint, cobbled streets, narrow houses with steep narrow staircases-easier to ...
... The ground floor and the cellar feature a few photographs of the family residences around Ajaccio and photographs of various agricultural instruments used on the land such as millstones, jars and oil-presses
We spent 1hr there and it was well worth it. The entrance was free as it was the first Sunday of the month. Soon after our visit, we picked up our luggage and went to the airport to catch our flight to Rome where we had accommodations for one night.
We are docked in Porto-Vecchio for the day. As we approach this town, we can see remains of the 16th century citadel which was originally built by the Genoese. During WWII (1943), after we recaptured Corsica from the Germans, we had 14 airfields on this island.
Corsica is noted for cork production and development of the salt industry. Today our excursion is to the hill town of Sartene, ...
... 8217;s House.
We have arrived around 6pm and went straight to the hotel to check in. I booked hotel Napoleon. It had great reviews and was located right in the centre ville. I was happy with the hotel and it had a great location indeed.
Soon after we checked in, went out for dinner and icecream. ...