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If Northern Corsica was about absolution, Southern Corsica was quite the opposite. Catching up with old friends over a week in Porto Vecchio, Southern Corsica was always going to be great fun and it didn't disappoint. A few extra crimes might have even been committed.
Marc & Trine Wait have been friends almost as long as we have been together. We have shared 20 years of Tokyo Shock Boys, Prawn Fans at Chinese Restaurants, ...
... 26 August
Left the anchorage mid morning and headed south. We popped into Porto Cervo out of
curiosity – the marina is supposedly one of the most expensive in the world.
Then anchored in cove not too far away which was full of day trippers and mega yachts.
On the way in we passed the Maltese Falcon which is reported to be the 3rd largest sailing vessel in the world.
This anchorage is lovely – beautiful turquoise coloured water.
... a great sail in to
our destination. I know I say this a lot about the coastlines we pass but the Sardinian coast is something special even from a distance from shore.
We got to the Bonifacio Straights where we had the mountains of Sardinia on the
starboard side and the mountains of Corisca on the port side of us.
The anchorage we chose to stay in only had two other yachts, so quite peaceful ...
Sunday 2nd August
We left Port Vecchio and sailed for about 2 hours into another bay not far from the next town put down the anchor and had more swimming.
What a delightful day, water temp about 25deg, we donned our bathers and dived in, the water was so refreshing....we haven't swam so much in a short amount of days,!!!!!!
Had lunch, sun baked and left about 4pm to sail into Propriano arriving at 5.30pm.
... on !!
The city was founded in 1539 and did suffer greatly from malaria. in WWII this disease was eradicated, and the population began to flourish in 1950.
This city hosted the first stage of Tour de France in 2013
That evening was such a 'balmy' night that Heidi set the table upstairs on top deck for dinner and we took some beautiful sunset photos. and dinner was as good as ...