Hotel le Caribou
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... Queen Elizabeth cruise liner birthed at the wharf.with 2200 passengers. Quite a site to see!!!
There were some impressive markets on not far from the wharf. There were some numerous amounts of cheese and olives, tapenades, jams, chutneys ....the works.!!! These French people love their cheeses and olives.
Lunch was scrumptious as usual with leek quiche, grilled cod, and mushroom ...
Left the Port of Propriano at 11am and sailed North up the coast of Corsico (still French )
and anchored on the way up to stop for a swim and lunch.
Beautiful water for swimming and very relaxing. No skiing though not today!!!
Sailed for about an hour and Arrived in the city of Ajaccio at 6pm.
Tonight was the night we would take the crew out to dinner. They have looked after us ...
... to go to berth at Porto Vecchio.....back in French speaking country, so it's Bonjour now and not Bonojono!!!
We got off the boat and explored the little town.... They have a quaint little village way up very steep hill. CertInly was a workout for the "Hammies".
We came across a beautiful little church right in the centre of the village and because it was Saturday there was ...
Once the coach trip was over we headed out on foot into the city again. Some of the streets were built on deep slopes which added to the quaint appeal of this place. It was nice to slip off into one of the more shaded side streets to escape the sun and also to explore some of the local merchandise. David and Gary both found Corsican Whisky which they bought. Barbara found a nice shawl and I bought a new .......dress!!! yes a ...
... We were encouraged to find a local product by the name of Acqua del Elba - a perfume/cologne/soap product that is well known and originates here. This we did of course, and purchased some as well! Secondly, we wanted to see the museum of Napoleon and then his house. The house was large and quite impressive. This house is positioned in the highest part of the township from where he could dominate the town, the port ...
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