L'Escale Cote Sud
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... 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 can see the odd fisherman casting his line from the rocks. The sunset lasts for so long that there is still some colour in the sky late into the evening and the bay has a unique azure and pink hue.
So we were already pretty happy with our lot and then we ventured further and found out there was more, so much more. I have always had a bit of fascination for the islands in this area but one of the main reasons I wanted to come to Corsica ...
We had a short drive today—55 miles and 1 ½ hours from L'Ile Rousse to Bastia. Our Garmin took us through the desert. It was interesting. We also drove through the wine region that produces the Patrimonio wine. We had to stop and tast (and buy one bottle) at a family run vineyard.
We drove to the EuropCar station so we knew where it was and how to get there to return our car. ...
... try her again later today.
We walked across the street for dinner tonight. We wanted fried calamari and a pizza. The guy who drug us into the restaurant assured us we could get calamari. We ordered the pizza and calamari, but it wasn't fried calamari. It was like something we'd never had before. It was delicious. It came in a stew of fish stock and red wine and so tender. I know you either flash fry squid or you stew it.
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We left our hotel good time this morning and went into town for breakfast. We each got a pan au chocolate and walked across the street for our coffee and juice.
The drive today was especially beautiful. The roads were curvy and really steep, but the mountain and rock formations reminded us both of Bryce Canyon and even Zion. There was very little traffic, so it was a relatively easy drive. We ...