Sole e Monti
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... wall" to the highest point of the town so that we could look out over the harbour. All of the stairs in Lake Com o were training for this place!! Spectacular views from the top! It was very hot here yesterday - an absolutely glorious day! Picked a little restaurant for lunch, in the high town (fewer steps!). Roger had spied some steps when we were on the boat leading from the cliff top very steeply down the cliff ...
... me as being a strong hold for the rich and famous - many yachts and restaurants and not much else, harbour-side. But up in the old town it seems the village has a nice "hum" about it. Our hotel is built inside the old citadel and there are many, many, steps down to the harbour, and many, many steps back up. it actually feels like twice as many with some vodka's and red wine your belt. I think maybe we will eat up hill ...
Within minutes of arriving on the French Island of Corsica, we noticed a big difference from Italy. The roads are organised, sign posted and in comparison to Sicily the cars are massive...and newer. There is hardly any rubbish by the side of the roads (& there are even recycling bins). First hand proof that there are some benefits to paying taxes.... and less organised crime over the centuries probably helps as well! It's now the last week of ...
... to middle age.
For all except graham the mountain scenery was spectacullar. He said all he could see was the white line when we had one, in the middle of road.
Arrived at Corte - staying at different hotels. Thunder and lightening and heavy rain. Waited a while for it to subside then g&j dropped us off at our hotel.
Sat on the patio and watched the river rambling by.
Dinner at the local was very nice-chatted with a ...
... and 5 to Pisa. Went south around to Bonifacio, known as Corsica's star attraction, what a beautiful place, medieval castle on the cliffs, limestone walls on a peninsula around a natural harbour, now with luxury yachts (I recognised one from St Tropez; the Ice Angel from the Isle of Man - it had so many crew the Isle must be empty now) and restaurants etc. The old town is really quaint, cobbled streets, narrow houses with steep narrow staircases-easier to ...