Monthly Archives: September 2014

and once more…wow!!!!

there was some debate yesterday morning about where we should go as lou had found the driving through constantly twisting roads very tiring. having consulted the map he decided to bite the bullet and off we went! the road south … Continue reading

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sun, sea and scenery, scenery, scenery….

for our anniversary we had decided on a gentle day driving to st florent for lunch and then, maybe, on to bastia for a spot of sightseeing….wrong! the road to st florent crosses the desert des agriates. in my mind … Continue reading

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only a kilometre to go!

yesterday was back in the car to visit corte, the celebrated central town of corsica, seat of the first university on corsica and headquarters of the revolutionary pascal paoli’s government. we found a pretty mountain village, brimming with cafes and … Continue reading

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a pied all day!

a day without the car to blow the cobwebs away! after a deliberately slow start to the day, we needed to recover from the morning before, we took the boardwalk to calvi. the day was magnificent again, blue sea dotted … Continue reading

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la pinede, calvi

for regular readers, the usual complaint, got wifi but it is s-l-o-wwwww! ­čÖé maybe i’ll find a cafe with a faster one. on the campsite we have paid 20 euros for a week’s worth of wifi but can only use … Continue reading

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flying flamingoes

leaving arles behind us but not before visiting the musee reattu (very interesting) we headed for the carmargue despite the lousy signposting which tried to scupper our endeavours! the hotel had offered to look after our bags until we were … Continue reading

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wiggerly windy

Arriving at this hotel in high season must be a nightmare. ┬áNothing that I had read prepared me for the exercise! We wound round tiny, narrow streets until we were faced with the correct one but found access barred by … Continue reading

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