Hotel Le Sampiero
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... Foreign in its rhythm and still all too familiar.
A week spent snorkelling, idly swimming, lying on rocks that warmed our hearts, staring without intent at a horizon vacant of white caps, admiring the super highway of yachts, collecting rocks that were abandoned at the end of the day.
Haute Corte. Forever in our hearts and forever grateful we will be.
... Alberto, the
owner was the quintessential manager of Fawlty Towers and along with an
interesting Swedish couple, we had plenty of laughs. The people in Sardinia and
Corsica have been so welcoming and friendly.
The European holidays have really taken affect, and here in
Corsica, there are many French families crowding the beaches and enjoying
camping stopovers. We were intrigued with the Citadel ...
... was a little hotter than we anticipated, making riding and hiking a bit of a challenge. Now we're off to London for a bit of shopping and maybe to see some of the second test, then we'll be home before we know it. Like most holidays, when it's almost over, you just want to get home, and that's about where we're at, too. Although we have spoken to the family, FaceTime and Skype, we can't wait to see them. Little Gus will be so much bigger, Zig will be almost ready ...
... a couple of ski boats. One of the beaches had big inflated slides and platforms for the kids to play on, and they were having a ball. This afternoon we set off on the bikes again and found the sandy beach just south of Bastia, and spent a couple of hours there, mostly in the water, as it was glorious. The beach was a bit soul less though as it was just a big expanse of gritty sand. We rode back through the old port area, which was unbelievable. ...
... drove to our hotel, dropped off our luggage and rested a bit.
We returned the car, no problems. Eldon had to admit it's so nice to have gotten and returned four rental cars without incidence. He did a great job of driving, he always does. This last car, VW Megane, gave us 38.4 MPG. We drove it 350 miles, and the gas gauge still showed half a tank remaining. In total with ...