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... 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 ...
... bundled up against the cold North wind, I loved just watching the sea go by, and we sailed at around 8-9 kph, without the aid of our engine. How peaceful, and beautiful the cold, clear day at sea is. I spent all day between reading both below and topside. Also, being topside just basking in the sun and being very excited to see Elba, from the West side (usual trips have me seeing the short East side)being topside in the ...
... 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 ...
... Back to the hotel and car, we head off to explore the coast further along to a large-ish town - Calvi. The coastal tourism is quite different here to what we experienced in Sardinia and at Bonifacio. There are large wide beaches here, no small coves and so, no mega-big yachts and motor cruisers. There is quite a bit of foreshore camping, the first we have seen and the camping grounds are quite respectable. We noticed in Italy ...