Hotel le Caribou
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... as we sailed in to the the sunset, Rome bound. It's now 8pm and we've just returned to our cabin after a full day out. A quick shower next, some food somewhere (unsure where yet) possible movie and then bed. It's a 7am dock in the morning and we need to be off early if we are to try and get to Rome. It's an hour and a half from the dock by train and we don't have a trip booked, we're on our own. That could be fun. If there's no blog tomorrow night, were lost ...
... sides. We shared a lovely bottle of red wine (Patrimonio, 2011, from Domaine Giacometti). The curry wasn't what I had expected--it came with spaghetti, not rice, and had more turmeric than curry taste.
We got back to our hotel and had an after dinner drink. Eldon had the Myrte and I had the Limoncello. The myrle is some kind of fruit from the island here. It was tasty, but we couldn't understand what type of fruit it ...
We arrived at the Miramar Boutique Hotel around 12:30, and our room was ready. It's a beautiful room with a great view from our patio. We had stopped earlier to get a baguette of French bread and stopped here in town to get cheeses and another squid salad. We had visions of having lunch on the beach today, but our patio was as nice if not better. We felt like we were on the beach but didn't have to get sandy.
After lunch I laid down for a nap, and ...
... of rose wine in a bucket of ice, which we both throughly enjoyed. We then retired for a little nap.
We walked a short distance to dinner. I had the mussels in white wine and cream with fries, and Eldon ordered the usual pizza. We shared a 1/2 carafe of the house red, which was very good. I can't even believe I'm going to say this, but I think I'm even getting tired of wine, UGH. We have had way too much of it and way too much ...
... of Corsica. The road was just as scary as the road from Calvi to Porto but had the additional hazard of pigs and cows wandering along the road. Going to Ajaccio first rather than driving directly from Porto to Conte added two hours to the driving but we felt we should check out Ajaccio. We had second thoughts when the GPS showed it would take us another 40 minutes ...
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