Corte dei Tusci
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... upon his arrival, Napoleon spun into a veritable tornado of activity, ordering a plethora of public works like boosting agriculture, road-building, marsh draining and a thorough overhaul of the legal and education systems. He also oversaw improvements to the island's iron-ore mines.
Nine months later, in a panic over rumors that nervous European leaders were scheming to have him shipped off to the remote Atlantic island of Saint Helena, Napoleon slipped aboard ...
... green dots didn't register with me when I was picking it in the store. Needless to say my grocery shopping privileges were up for discussion. After lunch we tried to find a campsite as we wanted to spend the rest of the afternoon on the beach, with no luck we carried on. Along the road I found a small pull out and suggested we head down and check it out, maybe it lead to a beach...maybe we could wait till dark and set our tent up and ignore the BIG no camping ...
... whoop' of a police siren. We pulled over onto the shoulder and he kindly let us no that we needed to exit this road asap. He would escort us the next 300m to the nearest exit. He wished us peaceful travels and we were on our way again. We rode into the next town city centre where we decided to stop by a store to pick up a new Italy map, or at the very least take a few pictures of the area we were in for the next few days. We have ...
... s playing the "rational" music of Bach. He points out that the pianoforte was invented in Italy, but no pianos have been manufactured in Italy for many years - the Germans took over their development. He gives us as we leave, a page from a printed book which dates from 1600. Lunch is at a small restaurant near our hotel, and it makes up for last night. Simple and delicious. We are served by two attentive women: bruschette, pappardelle ...
... kept us going. The local bus got us into town (Portaferrio) for the next day where we wandered, and wandered. We were a bit late to visit the villa where Napoleon Bonaparte was 'imprisoned' but able to have a good sticky beak at the outside. Walked up and around some amazing flights of steps and visited a fort on top. All these places seem to have had brutal pasts and have need of forts, old walls etc ...