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... head .....so here comes the history lesson.
"Elba has been inhabited since the Iron Age. Ligurian tribes were followed by Etruscans and then Greeks. A rotating cast of residents, refugees and pirates made appearances in subsequent centuries including the Pax Romana, bands of North African raiders, the Spanish and Cosimo I de' Medici, who in the mid-16th century founded and fortified the port town of Cosmopolis, today's Portoferraio.
But none of ...
... her cases and hauls it up past me!! She keeps saying it's the grey hair which attracts them...I personally think it's the woebegone look!! Taxi waiting for us containing an HA 3.5 (Hunk Alert 3.5 out of 5). Our Mumma Mia resort was about 18 km from the port, along a road which followed the coast and in a sort of national park area. Booked in, trashed the room in five as usual, and then off exploring the area by ...
Well. It is hard to believe that 3 months of our travels
have passed already. They say that “Necessity is the mother of invention” and
certainly it has been a necessity for us to move up into the mountain areas of
Sardinia and Corsica in an effort to find cooler air. But what a bonus, as the
whilst the beaches in both these islands are stunning, the mountain areas also,
have given us some ...
... these old towns. The buildings have been there since the 1400's, even the new ones were built in the 1600's. There were little cafes, shops etc in little laneways and stairwells. We bought some supplies from the deli and had a beautiful picnic down at our little beach. The nights are lovely, although the days are a bit hot. Sunday This morning we walked up into the hills behind our hotel to the villages above, San Marino Di Lota and a couple ...
... 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, ...