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Instead of having breakfast in our hotel this morning, we decided to go into Bastia to look round the morning market and then have coffee/tea and pain au chocolat at a cafe overlooking the market square. The market was lovely with local fresh artichokes, spring onions, favs beans and lettuces. We then walked to the Citadel and meandered around, …
We had a delightful breakfast this morning at the hotel restaurant. Although it was only 14 degrees, the sun was shining and we were able to sit outside overlooking the gardens. The forecast for the day was good with the temperature rising to 20 degrees by noon. It turned out to be a perfect Mediterranean day with blue skies and clear air.
Drive to Ferry (19 mn) Leave Livorna 14:15 on Corsica Ferries; Arrive 18:30; Drive to hotel (9 mn) The previous evening, we went to bed a 8:30 and soon fell asleep, too tired to blog. We both had a sound sleep and woke up expecting it to be light soon only to find it was 12:30! After an hour of chatting, we finally fell back to sleep and woke up …
... Foreign in its rhythm and still all too familiar.
A week spent snorkelling, idly swimming, lying on rocks that warmed our hearts, staring without intent at a horizon vacant of white caps, admiring the super highway of yachts, collecting rocks that were abandoned at the end of the day.
Haute Corte. Forever in our hearts and forever grateful we will be.
... from the 35 plus
temperatures. Since then we have continued on through the gorges to the west
coast, travelling through the beautifully scenic Castagniccian, chestnut
forested hills. In November the chestnuts are harvested to make flour. They
make very yummy crepes.
Throughout this area, there are many hilltop villages. which
are slowly being abandoned, as the young move to the mainland for ...