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... also pointed out Monte Cristobalite, and Pianosa. ( Pianosa is the prison island ). Before long, it was lunch as we were delightfully spoiled by Marina's sandwiches .... Each year I wait for this one time Marina spoils us with her wonderful creations. Fish + goodies! and tomatoes, gruyere and prociuto for me. After lunch, I went below, and just fell into dreamland under my duvet. The sun was out, but the mild winds from the North ...
We only have one full day here, a bit like our stay further south at Bonifacio, arrived one afternoon, have a full day, leave the next morning. We are both in awe of this place - it is spectacularly gorgeous. We decided to maximise our time here and explore the local area today. First thing after breakfast, and it is a VERY good breakfast, we walk into the local village. It is a very old village, 900 years and apparently has a great ...
... what the words are - English and Italian have a lot similarities. There was something on the menu today that I had no idea about - the word "lupe" included. I know this to mean wolf, so got up a translator on the iPad and discovered that the dish was stuffed wolf. Seriously, thats clearly not right, but what could it be??? I feel damned lucky that I just ended up with mussels and octopus. From town, off to find our hotel. Roger has researched and booked this one, and he tells me he ...
... to reach a bridge - presumably crossing the ravine. After 2. Hours and a view of the next 30 minutes walking we decided to turn around and head back.
WE WERE STUFFED. Muscles we didn't know we had were starting to complain.
Jen met us at the beginning of the track.
Boys had beers at our local and then back home.
Long soak in the tub. Then of to tackling the heights of the castello!! Also the museum whi h ...
... rocks, bushes etc to transverse.
Of course we were prepared NOT! It had been hot and sunny when we left.
It was cool, but ok until we got to the lac, 1770 metres above sea level and the breeze was not hot.
After checking out the shepherds hut, the temperature of the water and the dark clouds we decided to descend.
I was freezing in my polo shirt and shorts.
Hard yakka going down ...