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Today we headed off well prepared for any sort of weather.
Again climbing mountains. Weather was hot! Climb along a river valley and up the mountain. Mostly out in the open and very hot. Had to take clothes of rather than put them on.
Jen not feeling the best so she went back to her accommodation and we said we would walk for about 4 hours.
Climbed through the mountain valley, spectacular views.
... 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 ...
... keeping myself alive throughout this trip. On the other hand, Sergiu was fine, actually enjoying the rally:) I am glad that at least one of us was... ALIVE.
We have finally arrived at my favourite first stop, the beach. Yes, now I am fine and happy:). After couple of hrs, we left for Calvi which was only 12 km way from Algajola, our next destination where we had accommodations.
... tour. We boarded the tender out in the bay then a 5-10min ride into St Florent. We boarded a bus and drove around and up into the hills (highest is 2500 meters) with lots of curves and great views of the sea and other islands.
We ended up wine tasting at a small Patriamo winery. They had white, rose, red and Muscato along with a Myrtle liquor and an Ambrose (strawberry tree) liquir most weren't that good and I ...
... so gracious in helping us for the last five days, and a part of me is so sorry to see them go. But luckily, we will see them again in Cannes, for a couple of dinners. Our new crew member, Stephen, joined us. He has had significant boating experience, and had crewed on several classic boats in the past. He is married, with a 7 year old daughter, and lives in Toulon, France. Stephen bares an un-canny resemblance to Leonardo de Caprio. Stephen will be sailing with us, as ...