Hotel Restaurant L'Empereur
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Day 6 Ajaccio Corsica 9:00am - 6:00pm
We arrived early into the port city of Ajaccio Corsica. Mountains cover the majority of this island in the middle of the Mediterranean. The scenery is spectacular with the mountains rising up to 2000 metres. As we sailed into the harbour you could easily mistake it for the French Riviera, with chic restaurants and ...
... cyclists, and it helps that they were going uphill so we had longer to see them. But it must be said that the effort the racers are putting forth is an amazing feat of endurance. In reading what extremes they go through to get to the point they can complete this race, it makes me wonder why anyone would put themselves through such suffering (and this is coming from someone who kind of likes doing that himself). We scooted out ...
... once, the waves and spray washing over us (i.e. me) a few times and nearly 6 hours later with me helming and Steve doing the navigation we limped into the marina feeling like we ourselves had been beaten. Great fun once you got the hang of it!
After our one night at Solenzara for free (no-one there as usual), we set off early for Porto de Taverna 32nm away and again we had to beat to windward. By now we are old hands at ...
... French cooking. I eventually dragged Stuart away from the market and we hopped on a tour bus for a one and a half hour tour, which took us on a drive along the coast and its many beautiful beaches. Opposite the beaches beautiful villas sat perched on the rock face commanding excellent views of the sea and marine traffic. When the tour was over we wandered though the town soaking up it's history and atmosphere and many a statue of ...
... day we went to the beach . First we went to the nearest beach and all the other times we drove to the beaches.
Once we went to a beach on a different island other friends the Beriots. The father had a boat and we went in it with other people to the beach.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking