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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 …
... 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 ...
... if you're sitting by the pool. Though we weren't usually out late at night, there didn't seem to be drunks around, they often drink at a cafe or bar in the late afternoon, but are happy to sit for quite a long time with only one or two drinks. The bread, especially the baguettes are tasty, much more so than at home, and are only bought and sold fresh, nobody seems to buy sliced bread, that lasts for a week. The girls in France all have good legs, John has surveyed ...