Hotel le Caribou
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... of the island is very mountainous and for centuries the population lived mostly in the mountains to avoid the malaria and other mosquito born illnesses found along the coast. That has changed and now the population is centered on the coastal areas. We didn't ride the train but there is one that traverses the island. It does take a long time to get from one side to the other.
For our tour ...
... route est pourri et ça tourne (car la route suis la découpe de la côte) mais les paysages sont superbe. Et comme on ne dépasse pas souvent le 40km/h on a le temps d'en profiter.
3) La plage. On ne sait baigner qu'une seule fois et on a choisi une petite plage perdu au fond d'un trou. La plage de ficagola dans le golfe de Porto.
4) Rentré à l'interieur des terres pour apprécier la montagne et la forêt d'Aitone. En route ...
... br> Les Calanques de Piana are rose coloured granite cliffs cascading down to the sea. Unusual forms have been created through wind and erosion. Due to its’ UNESCO status the roads cannot be modified. You would think at least they would make it one way or restrict the bus size for tourists or something!
The highlight of the day was certainly the chaos which unfolded before us! Our 5 hour tour ended up lasting just ...
... could eat in & save a few euros. In fact, this is exactly what we have done for the last 3 days. We have bought some beautiful produce & prepared mainly at home. Of course, Jul has been the primary cook & bottle wash & is SO enjoying every opportunity to wash & dry the laundry. She is in domestic heaven & looking forward to a free day tmoz when I plan to go on a cruise. She will fluff & fooster at home & catch up with iPad ...
... day. It was time to recharge our batteries with the obligatory 2 scoop icecream, rest our weary bones then attempt to find our accommodation. A couple of wrong turns, a couple of stops for advice, a walk up a hill that would challenge a mountain goat & we were there. The road was so steep it was scary, even after a couple of days. Praise The Lord that we never met anyone coming in the opposite direction for which I am eternally grateful. Our host was not home when we ...
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