Piccolo Hotel Versilia
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- Tennis Court
- Non-smoking hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
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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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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. ...
A Population of only 12k. Three forts, massive city walls on a tiny hill overlooking the cove. Streets are paved (since 1700) in rose limestone, very pretty. Iron industry here since the Etruscan times (hence the name). It's very green (but we are further north than before), from certain angles it could be NZ. It's part of Europe's largest marine national park and also has vineyards so I have no idea why Napoleon was desperate to leave! Walked across to ...