Hotel Christophe Colomb
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Christophe Colomb Calvi
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The ship anchored in the bay and we went ashore on the ship's tender boats. In the morning it was reasonably calm, however getting back in the afternoon was a different story, boat rolling from side to side, a bit scary actually. Calvi, a charming island south of the French Riverina, the bay surrounded by mountains, so picturesque. The first real recorded history of Calvi was approx. 1000 BC, when ...
... cheeses, breads, olives and meats and they all looked beautiful.
We got back to our hotel, and I went directly down to the pool. I can't spend 5 weeks on these lovely islands and not come home with some tan. I'm not getting much because I'm using a 50SPF, so I'm at least saving my skin cells.
After about and hour and a half, Eldon went to the bar to get us a cold beer. The bartender said she'd bring it out to us. It was ...
... got back to our room at 3:00 and spent time on the computer.
We made dinner reservations for a restaurant right across the street from our hotel. Our hotel, by the way, is lovely. I plan on spending most of my day tomorrow around the pool. I also have a 5:00 appointment with a masseuse for an hour and a half Thai massage. I can hardly wait.
We walked across the street for dinner. It's ...
... sides. We shared a lovely bottle of red wine (Patrimonio, 2011, from Domaine Giacometti). The curry wasn't what I had expected--it came with spaghetti, not rice, and had more turmeric than curry taste.
We got back to our hotel and had an after dinner drink. Eldon had the Myrte and I had the Limoncello. The myrle is some kind of fruit from the island here. It was tasty, but we couldn't understand what type of fruit it ...
... no need for a tender. I must admit when I saw that we were going to Corsica I was a bit ambivalent about it. In fact I was close to suggesting to Max that we cancel out tour and just wander around Calvi. Well what a surprise! We boarded our tour bus and set out for a tour of the villages of Balagna. Firstly for those who haven't visited Corsica it has a spine of mountains running through it. From the port I was able to see snow on some of the higher mountains. So there ...