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... and yet all the while, like an adulteress, I could taste the ocean's salty aroma from thousands of kilometres away.
The Appertiser - The salty smell of ocean with the opening of a car door. Manly
The Entree - The gentle lull of waves, a sleepy lullaby at the end of a busy weekend. Shelly Beach.
The Main - a long wave carrying our willing bodies into the ...
... the forest gorges
to Evisa, famed for its chestnut forests and on to Cortes, in the central
mountain area. We camped at the foot of Gorge Restonica, but were unable to
take the van up the gorge, as it is too big, and the heat was so excessive,
walking to the lakes was out of the question for us. You know what they say
about ‘Mad dogs and Englishmen’! There
were a lot of walkers however, who ...
... 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 ...
Tuesday We arrived in Calvi on the eastern coast of Corsica, at lunchtime after a train trip south of Bastia then across the island to the opposite coast. It is a magical place, similar to Amalfi or Sorrento on the Italian coast, situated on a large bay, with lovely white sandy beaches. The old walled city sits on one side of the bay and above the city as it is now. We found our hotel and were delighted with our choice. The rooms are nice, gorgeous ...
... 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. ...