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... The only time it's good not to speak French. We chose to stay in the southern part of Corsica as that is where the beaches and mountains are supposed to be the most spectacular. We are really happy with our choice of Santa Giulia which is a few kms south of Porto Vecchio. It really is as stunning as the travel sites show; white sand beaches, clear warm aqua waters with mountains in the background. Almost Caribbean like! But less green & ...
Today we headed off well prepared for any sort of weather.
Again climbing mountains. Weather was hot! Climb along a river valley and up the mountain. Mostly out in the open and very hot. Had to take clothes of rather than put them on.
Jen not feeling the best so she went back to her accommodation and we said we would walk for about 4 hours.
Climbed through the mountain valley, spectacular views.
... br> He was very impressed with our driving and general behaviour. He did not have a drivers license - said he didn't need one as he rode his bycycle most of the time
A short tour around the old city of corte, a quick drink, then back to browns accommodation and local sausages, salad and of course the mandatory vino.
Jeff and I walked home with our torch watching carefully for any wild animals!!
... honey etc. The only real industry is tourism, there is no heavy industry at all. Lots of those Moke cars around and quad type bikes, except bigger. Otherwise same sort of cars as we have at home,a lot of camper vans. Petrol is 1.61 € per litre, seems much the same as on the mainland which is surprising. The language almost seems more Italian than French but I guess there has been checkered history with I think something like 5 centuries of belonging ...
We are docked in Porto-Vecchio for the day. As we approach this town, we can see remains of the 16th century citadel which was originally built by the Genoese. During WWII (1943), after we recaptured Corsica from the Germans, we had 14 airfields on this island.
Corsica is noted for cork production and development of the salt industry. Today our excursion is to the hill town of Sartene, ...