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Tonight is the last night in Corsica. What a wonderful reunion (and introduction) it has been with the Angonno's. We were musing that none of us had much knowledge of Corsica and selected it as a destination somewhat on a whim. How fortunate our whims are so wise. This place is full of beautiful scenery and lovely people. ...
... pretty beach town. We arrived and realized they were having a fair. What serendipity! We enjoyed seeing the various carnival rides and vendors. And it was eye-opening to experience an outside perspective on America -- check out my photo of the Team USA ride. Yikes. We then found a lovely little restaurant and sat waterside. Like, toes in the sand by the side of the water.
No insights. No quips. Just a fun day with some wonderful friends.
... had a baby I hadn't yet met.
On Friday I flew from Amsterdam to Pisa, Italy. We drove to the lovely agriturismo they were staying at just outside of Lucca. It was a working olive oil farm and absolutely gorgeous. Tuscany looks just like every picture or painting you've ever seen of it. Breathtaking.
My night in Italy offered lots of laughter and some truly phenomenal food -- and a bit too much Italian vino. ...
... we want to scope out for dinner tonight. The road up to our hotel is very steep, steeper than most of the roads I have driven here and I'm not entirely sure I want to do it at night, so dinner locally is the way to go. The village is lovely, probably one of the nicer villages we have seen all trip, with a pretty little town square where the restaurant is located. There are some dramatic views down to the coast and L'ile Rousse from ...
... common on a sign, didn't get to see it in real life though, more's the pity. Came a round a sharp bend to a herd of goats chewing their way along the roadside. Gave me a bit of start! L'ile Rouse sits at the base of some pretty impressive mountains right on the coast and driving along the coast road put us both in mind of the Great Ocean Road again. This is a truly beautiful spot. We are staying in a hotel up in the these mountains about 4k's from L'ile Rouse at a small but old village ...