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... species of plants and animals. In addition to its beaches, it is also known for its mountains. There are 100 peaks that are above 7000 ft. It is called the “evergreen island” as it is also rich in water, having 40 rivers, 40 glacial lakes and 8 artificial lakes (water reservoirs, used both as a source of drinking water and to produce electricity). Ajaccio is best known for being the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte and as we made our way out of the city ...
... I drank excellent wine and beer. I reminisced over fond memories and then created new ones.
Thank you Corsica for the lovely weekend.
And now, it's back to the real world and work. Though, right now that means heading to Paris for more strategy sessions and then off to India. Not such a rough reality.
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 ...
... just after we stopped a truck full of sheep went passed.
Great little hotel with coastal views in Porto.
An afternoon walk and drinks on the balcony before pizza and rose' at the local restaurant.
Xxxx Ann and Jeff
Ps peter - u got a post card suck it up!!