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... did more in so little time as France’s all time greatest military mastermind and badboy, Napoleon Bonaparte.Though the Emperor escaped less than a year after being “exiled” to Elba ( I think that's like the penal equivalent of a slap on then hand then a hand massage!! ).
Napoleon left a lasting mark on the island and its inhabitants who, even now, almost 200 years later, still say a Mass each May for his soul at Chiesa della ...
... it difficult to find spots to hide, Italy has proven to be consistently quite built up with homes and towns. Not ideal when cycle touring and trying to free camp. We had talked earlier that maybe we were approaching Italy all wrong. That we need to let go of the fact that we can't be cheap and we need to suck it up and try travelling the country in a different style instead. That may mean we need to stop in at campsites and pay the ...
... Poor sods have no idea what a beach is and what they are missing!!!! Gave up after an hour and walked back up the 60???? steps for rest and then another ordinary tea on the patio, but had the most amazing sun set. All over in ten minutes but just beautiful. Up early nest day to get taxi at 6:00 and catch the ferry. Steps again!! Worst, especially off the boat...steep, inside, where the cars were leaving from. Hated ...
... makes you a bit a bit proud and very aware of how lucky we are to live in the best country in the world.
With so much going-on, and so busy, I read a book today, a true story, titled the Railway Man, (I think Terri gave it to me) about a Scottish guy sent to Singapore during WWII, and his subsequent capture by the Japs, and the simply brutal, ...
... a swimming pool that seemed to beckon us to take in sweeping, panoramic views of the bay. We spent most of our time exploring the central part of the island and also chilling out on the many beaches. Given it was late Sep, most days were a mixture of blue skies and puffy white clouds with temperatures in the 70s. It did rain for a few hours one day but the sun quickly came out after. Elba was part of ...