Hotel U Benedettu
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... just after we stopped a truck full of sheep went passed.
Great little hotel with coastal views in Porto.
An afternoon walk and drinks on the balcony before pizza and rose' at the local restaurant.
Xxxx Ann and Jeff
Ps peter - u got a post card suck it up!!
... has a lot of stone, mostly granite and limestone, and almost all of the houses are made of stone which is lovely. It is almost one big mountain (although actually hundreds) with 1000 km of coastline and only 300 km of it is beach. A lot of Eucalyptus trees, which were imported from Australia to deal with malaria (didn't work, the US bombed it with DDT during WWII instead).The main product is chestnuts and they do everything with them: polenta (eaten at every ...
... is thought to have been Napoleon's room on returning from Egypt. Another room is devoted to the family's history during the Second Empire and recalls Napoleon III and Eugénie's travels.
The family's rooms are on the first floor: the drawing-room, Madame Mère's bedroom, the room where Napoleon was born, the gallery, the boudoir, the room with the trap-door which Napoleon is supposed to have used to reach the port on October 6th 1799, the dining-room, ...
... and say a prayer for her. We know, wherever she is, Karena is leading others in joyous song.
Back on the Azamara, we join 6 of our new friends for an elegant dinner. C.C. Carter, a seasoned spoken word performer from Chicago. She brought down the house with her celebration of "curvalicious" women. Dana crashes and Mary ends the night with dancing.
Tomorrow - back to Italy!
We left Porto Vecchio in the afternoon and drove back to Ajaccio where we started our trip in Corsica. It's a 3 hour drive from Porto Vecchio and Ajaccio. I was excited to go back to Ajaccio as I wanted to spend more time in the this city. I wanted to go back to the market which is held every weekend and also visit ...