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Tonight is the last night in Corsica. What a wonderful reunion (and introduction) it has been with the Angonno's. We were musing that none of us had much knowledge of Corsica and selected it as a destination somewhat on a whim. How fortunate our whims are so wise. This place is full of beautiful scenery and lovely people. ...
... pretty beach town. We arrived and realized they were having a fair. What serendipity! We enjoyed seeing the various carnival rides and vendors. And it was eye-opening to experience an outside perspective on America -- check out my photo of the Team USA ride. Yikes. We then found a lovely little restaurant and sat waterside. Like, toes in the sand by the side of the water.
No insights. No quips. Just a fun day with some wonderful friends.
... had a baby I hadn't yet met.
On Friday I flew from Amsterdam to Pisa, Italy. We drove to the lovely agriturismo they were staying at just outside of Lucca. It was a working olive oil farm and absolutely gorgeous. Tuscany looks just like every picture or painting you've ever seen of it. Breathtaking.
My night in Italy offered lots of laughter and some truly phenomenal food -- and a bit too much Italian vino. ...
... 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, ...
Oh WOW. We have found heaven - think we'll stay. How absolutely gobsmackingly gorgeous can one place be??? We left Bonafacio this morning for what we thought would be a four hour drive up the east coast of the island, across a few mountains in the middle, to our next stop, L'ile Rouse, on the far west coast. Boy, it is spectacular! The drive was shorter than we thought, the roads were great, wide (!!), smooth and with little traffic. We saw a few crazy road signs - a man riding a cow ...