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... heartening, even inspiring, to note that wherever we go, when we say we are from Australia, (...damn, that took 3 attempts to even spell it correctly...hate this bloody iPad..) the look on their faces changes instantly, and suddenly they relax, and beam, and almost without exception, everyone says " oooh, one day I want to go to Australia....." genuinely....)
... small kingdom that awaited him and his telescope focused on a vast vineyard. The general set forth in a lifeboat and reached the vineyard where he tasted a sweet, ruby red wine that immediately cheered him up. He had discovered the Aleatico wine that would become his favorite local libation.
Pulling into the protected harbor in Portoferraio, I realized this was going to be a special place. ...
... side of the peninsula, the walk was not quite as impressive as it seems, flat and not that hot today. Usual Italian beach except did have more public, vs rented, space than many. Very busy of course being peak season. Lovely park with children's playground in front of it. The usual mix of local fishing and pleasure boats along with some more expensive launches (the one opposite where I'm sitting for lunch is from the British Virgin Islands, nearly as ...
... them in as I am no lightweight.
So there I tracked up the hill soaking wet to get the car and collect Mandy & Jeffrey. Disrobing behind the car into a dry sarong.
We were given 2 whole fish which Jeffrey and I cooked on the BBQ last night and it was perfect.
True to form we have been trying lots of different Elban wines which have improved markedly in the time we have been away, so a little bit tireder today, ha ha.
Even had a midnight ...
... br> So we have taken a road trip to Marciana, Chiesi , Pomonte and Marina di Campo and then back to Marciana Marina.
If you thought the Great Ocean Road is windy then it has nothing on the roads we have just taken. poor Mandy who was sitting on the passenger side , which is closest to the sheer cliff face to the ocean was constantly pushing on the imaginary brakes that she has. Hilarious.