TripAdvisor Reviews Le Padula Algajola
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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.
Well. It is hard to believe that 3 months of our travels
have passed already. They say that “Necessity is the mother of invention” and
certainly it has been a necessity for us to move up into the mountain areas of
Sardinia and Corsica in an effort to find cooler air. But what a bonus, as the
whilst the beaches in both these islands are stunning, the mountain areas also,
have given us some ...
Saturday We've had our last day in Corsica, catching the bus back from Calvi to Bastia, for one night more at the Pietracap hotel, before heading to London. The bus trip was quite scenic, and a little different to the train trip, and an hour quicker. On our way to the hotel we stopped off at the supermarket for a wrench to maybe fix my pedal, and to take my bike apart, and left our dear green sun umbrella there by mistake. John had long ago decided that his bike would be ...
... Menu du Jour. all the restaurants have these. Pres. Sarkosy brought in a rule during the global financial crisis that all restaurants had to provide a plat du jour ( a plate of the day) that was under 10 Euros, so that French people could afford to eat out now and again. This has developed into a Menu du Jour, usually 2 or 3 courses and ranges from about 15 to 20 Euros. It's great value and has even had us trying a few dishes that we may not ...
... these old towns. The buildings have been there since the 1400's, even the new ones were built in the 1600's. There were little cafes, shops etc in little laneways and stairwells. We bought some supplies from the deli and had a beautiful picnic down at our little beach. The nights are lovely, although the days are a bit hot. Sunday This morning we walked up into the hills behind our hotel to the villages above, San Marino Di Lota and a couple ...