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Finally. The ocean. Corsica's beautiful northern turquoise abyss provided soothing balm to the soul. Tears were shed as we wandered into the ocean, creating solace amidst the chaos, bringing light to dark. I had mournfully ached for the ocean amidst those mountains for the past six months. I loved those peaks, I stared in awe every day at the ever changing vista from our living room ...
... 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 ...
... if you're sitting by the pool. Though we weren't usually out late at night, there didn't seem to be drunks around, they often drink at a cafe or bar in the late afternoon, but are happy to sit for quite a long time with only one or two drinks. The bread, especially the baguettes are tasty, much more so than at home, and are only bought and sold fresh, nobody seems to buy sliced bread, that lasts for a week. The girls in France all have good legs, John has surveyed ...
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 ...
... introduced agriculture. This was home to Christopher Columbus, the city's most famous son, he was born in 1436 and died 1506. Views from the Calvi Citadel and the fortress gave us brilliant panoramic views over the harbour, the water so blue and crystal clear. The pink L'Eglise Santa Maria church in the centre of the village is a distinct city landmark. The top of the church looks like it had an ...