TripAdvisor Reviews U Patriarcu Corsica
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... and the very
busy port, which is pumping with huge yachts and boats fresh from the Rivera…..good
to see once. We loved the west coast drive up to Porto, swimming as we
travelled and settling at a great camp spot by Porto, with access to beautiful
river for swimming. The red cliffs or Les Calanches are Piana have to be seen
to be believed. Filled us with awe.
From there we have travelled ...
... also the norm, even between men. Skin cancer is obviously not a worry, as no one wears rash vests, and everyone is really well tanned, except for the British holiday makers, although most of the families applied a bit of sunscreen. Lung cancer is not a concern either, as more than half the people smoked, and anywhere, anytime, even at restaurants and almost certainly at the bars and the beach. Electric cigarettes were popular too, and we saw quite a few shops just selling ...
... a couple of ski boats. One of the beaches had big inflated slides and platforms for the kids to play on, and they were having a ball. This afternoon we set off on the bikes again and found the sandy beach just south of Bastia, and spent a couple of hours there, mostly in the water, as it was glorious. The beach was a bit soul less though as it was just a big expanse of gritty sand. We rode back through the old port area, which was unbelievable. ...
... among other things a lavender bush and an agapatha patch which is just about to bloom. The garden also has a beautiful blooming white rhododendrum shrub. We have seen these plants everywhere and alot and in all colours. They are so iconic in this part of the world particularly in Mallorca and Corsica.
So another case of I don't want to leave but on the other hand I'm keen to see Nice and get back to Italy which is one of our favourites.
... we drove 3000 miles and really saw a lot.
We walked around the downtown for a short time. We shared a panini sandwich and each had a beer. This town is very hilly. I felt really lazy today and just wanted to go back to the hotel and rest. I didn't sleep well last night. We got to Face Time with all our children and grandchildren—yeah!!
We inquired about where we ...