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... boy today!!!
The city not only encloses the entire harbour but takes up the better part of the Gulf of Ajaccio, which is the largest gulf in the world.
Over 65000 population over the entire area. This city is the birthplace of Napoleon in 1769 who became the French Emperor in 1804 and spread Revolution through Europe and in 1811 made Ajaccio the capital in Corsica.
While we were ...
... a slight disappointment because of how late everything seemed to open but Corsica was bustling and vibrant right from the moment we set foot on shore to the moment we returned to the ship.
We did go on a short tour today which involved a, thankfully, air conditioned coach ride along the coastal road and up to a statue of Napoleon who is Corsica's most famous son. They moan about him a lot and many do not like talking about ...
... open sea! Consuming all our water as well as purchasing more drinks, we decided to retreat to the air conditioned comfort of our home away from home and have a late lunch. Then washing , packing and preparing for the evening ahead. Our last night on board:( At 4:00pm we met with the 'new friends' Mary and Jim over afternoon tea. At 6:30 we went to a 'show' featuring comedian Craig Carmean. And then at 7:30 we went to dine ...
... which we were warned about at breakfast. The galley was open to the passengers with different chefs being responsible for certain types of cuisine. One of the chefs welcomed me to his 'living room' which he said he loved. It certainly does appear that everyone of the crew enjoys their work. Either they do or they are well trained! Anyway this Galley Buffet ...
... Menu du Jour. all the restaurants have these. Pres. Sarkosy brought in a rule during the global financial crisis that all restaurants had to provide a plat du jour ( a plate of the day) that was under 10 Euros, so that French people could afford to eat out now and again. This has developed into a Menu du Jour, usually 2 or 3 courses and ranges from about 15 to 20 Euros. It's great value and has even had us trying a few dishes that we may not ...