Hotel Santa Maria
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... 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.
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 ...
... population and found that the thirties and over, have great figures, but some of the young girls are getting bigger, though not into the obese range that we have. There were still plenty of young girls with great figures, believe me. The men are above average in the looks stakes, though the younger men are far more attractive than the older ones. Topless sunbathing is an accepted norm, though less than half the women do it. Kissing on both cheeks, three times if you're ...
... if we just picked out a main dish. The seafood has been great, but it is an island, and we are right on the coast. However we didn't think much of the mussels, that everyone else seems to love. Tonight's dinner was again beautiful, and really more than we could eat. I had the fish soup. John had the Corsican salad, I had the salmon pasta, John, the chicken and sautéed potatoes, and we both had ice cream for dessert. In CALVI we are staying at Le Mariana ...
... fabulous views from the top. It was a reasonable incline on the way up, without being too hard, but we had to have the brakes on nearly all the way down the other side. My right pedal has started to play up, John says its bent. Tonight we packed up our bikes, as they cannot be taken on the bus or the train to Calvi, and will be staying at Hotel Pietracap, in Bastia, till we return for our flight to London. Our Bastia accommodation was Hotel ...