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... and yet all the while, like an adulteress, I could taste the ocean's salty aroma from thousands of kilometres away.
The Appertiser - The salty smell of ocean with the opening of a car door. Manly
The Entree - The gentle lull of waves, a sleepy lullaby at the end of a busy weekend. Shelly Beach.
The Main - a long wave carrying our willing bodies into the ...
Well. It is hard to believe that 3 months of our travels
have passed already. They say that “Necessity is the mother of invention” and
certainly it has been a necessity for us to move up into the mountain areas of
Sardinia and Corsica in an effort to find cooler air. But what a bonus, as the
whilst the beaches in both these islands are stunning, the mountain areas also,
have given us some ...
Saturday We've had our last day in Corsica, catching the bus back from Calvi to Bastia, for one night more at the Pietracap hotel, before heading to London. The bus trip was quite scenic, and a little different to the train trip, and an hour quicker. On our way to the hotel we stopped off at the supermarket for a wrench to maybe fix my pedal, and to take my bike apart, and left our dear green sun umbrella there by mistake. John had long ago decided that his bike would be ...
... wrong. Eventually we found the sign post and the trail marker, and after that it was straight forward, and straight up. The church is an incredible engineering feat, even though it's only small. The Virgin Mary, sits atop some enormous rocks, and the church sits on a solid rock foundation, even forming the start of the walls in some places. By the time we were heading back down, there were quite a few walkers and joggers on their way up. We ...
... got a nice butt too. For dinner we walked into the city and had a lovely meal at one of the cafes around the town square. The ice cream to finish was amazing. Just as well we had to walk back home, we ate so much. The nights are superb, it was still 27 degrees according to the pharmacy neon lights. I'm not sure whether it's the combination of swimming and sun, or the aftermath of the hike around Mont Blanc, but we are sleeping like logs. Monday ...