Hotel Duc De Padoue
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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 ...
... dinner down at our little beach, before packing our case, once again. We have less and less clothes as the trip continues. Some brief reflections on our time in France. Food and eating out is quite cheap, we've probably spent less on food than if we were home. Ice creams vary in price, but are incredibly delicious so well worth the price, whatever it is. Beer is beer, cheap at the take way places, Tabacs and supermarkets, more at your hotel bar, but again well worth the ...
... modern bathrooms, and the most beautiful pool on the roof top terrace that looks out to the bay and beaches, with lovely sun lounges, cane lounges and a bar. The pool is mostly outdoors but about a third of it is inside the bar, cafe area. We spent the afternoon on the beautiful sandy beach, and then set off to explore. As it was Bastille Day, and the French Foreign Legion have a base here, there was a parade of soldiers, past and present, ...
... introduced agriculture. This was home to Christopher Columbus, the city's most famous son, he was born in 1436 and died 1506. Views from the Calvi Citadel and the fortress gave us brilliant panoramic views over the harbour, the water so blue and crystal clear. The pink L'Eglise Santa Maria church in the centre of the village is a distinct city landmark. The top of the church looks like it had an ...
... we drove 3000 miles and really saw a lot.
We walked around the downtown for a short time. We shared a panini sandwich and each had a beer. This town is very hilly. I felt really lazy today and just wanted to go back to the hotel and rest. I didn't sleep well last night. We got to Face Time with all our children and grandchildren—yeah!!
We inquired about where we ...