Hotel Les Flots Bleus
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... Bonaparte wed the young Letizia Ramolino and settled with her in the Bonaparte family residence. Napoleon was born there on August 15, 1769, and Lucien, Louis, Jerome, Elisa, Pauline and Caroline followed. After three years spent on the continent from 1793 to 1796 due to the family's allegiance with the French Republic, Letizia returned to Ajaccio in 1797 and had the house both improved and enlarged. Napoleon spent a few days there on returning from Egypt in 1799. He ...
... tasting and are seated in the garden. Orange trees shade our tables. There are blooming flowers everywhere. All food items are from Corsica. We sample, pates, meats, cheeses, jams and of course, wine. We eat a cheesecake made with a soft cheese that literally melted in our mouths! What a feast!
While in the Catholic Church, Dana and I light a candle for our dear friend, Karina who ...
We left Porto Vecchio in the afternoon and drove back to Ajaccio where we started our trip in Corsica. It's a 3 hour drive from Porto Vecchio and Ajaccio. I was excited to go back to Ajaccio as I wanted to spend more time in the this city. I wanted to go back to the market which is held every weekend and also visit ...
... I am 1/2 hr (by plane) away from Tunisia. He was originally from Tunisia. He said--Maybe one day I will go back. Not sure he will though:) It;s so beautiful where he is.
After enjoying our first French crepe, we drove to our next stop Calvi....but before getting there we stopped a bit on our way to Corte (another city in the mountains) and then enjoyed some sun on the beautiful beach - Algajola. See next entries
... morning. yummy
Quick facts - Ajaccio is the capital of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. It's is a beautiful small town (Population 65,500), with great people and history. For those who don't know, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Ajaccio in 1769. There are quite a few statues of Napoleon throughout the city and... almost every hotel:).
that's it for the first 1/2 day in France, Corsica.
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