Hotel Ile de Beaute
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... We happened upon windy mountain roads and discovered unbelievable vistas. We traveled down gravel roads in pursuit of a winery only to find sheep, ram and horned cows. We ventured along dirt paths to encounter secluded beaches attended only by locals.
I swam in the sea. I ate until I felt ill. I taught Nico ...
Today we hit the Corsican coast. It was absolutely beautiful. However the wind was just nippy enough to prevent us from frolicking in the water. But that didn't stop Nico from playing in the sand and Aunt Josie from taking a wine-induced nap on the beach. Then we drove along the scenic route to L'Ile Rousse and continuously had to lift our jaws from off the ground. The views were spectacular.
We had no real destination in mind for L'Ile, only that it was supposed to ...
... t no such thing.
Then, this morning we headed to Livorno, Italy to board a car ferry that would take us to Corsica, France. It was so fun getting to watch Nico experience el barco (the boat) and auto (car!), auto (car!), un auto (yep, another car). And his first-ever ball pit adventure. Once in Corsica we had another drive to reach Calvi. It was nighttime so we couldn't see much, but based on the elevation, large ...
... again, to fabulous views from the top. The second part of our day was spent circumnavigating the mountains at the back of our village as we can see numerous small villages hanging from the side of the mountain from where we are staying. The drive took about an hour or so and was a little disappointing in that we couldn't really see any of the villages as the road goes through the villages and the mountains are very steep, ...
... what the words are - English and Italian have a lot similarities. There was something on the menu today that I had no idea about - the word "lupe" included. I know this to mean wolf, so got up a translator on the iPad and discovered that the dish was stuffed wolf. Seriously, thats clearly not right, but what could it be??? I feel damned lucky that I just ended up with mussels and octopus. From town, off to find our hotel. Roger has researched and booked this one, and he tells me he ...
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