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Oct 3, 2018 - Ajaccio to Calvi via Corte

Headed inland today to Corte which is in the centre of Corsica. A good road through the mountains and a major route across the island. Today there is a slight smattering of snow on the highest peaks and our first stop was at a mountain pass where a group of people travelling on Harley Davidson motorcycles was gathered as well as a large log truck. Mountains all round and as we headed down small villages perched on top or sides of mountains gave plenty of photo opportunities. A railway line, narrow gauge runs through this area and we passed...

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Oct 3, 2006 - Day 6

As agreed, today we lounged. Robert woke before me and took a stroll through Calvi. He also took in breakfast, without me....so sad, but honestly, I would rather sleep. And, after missing lunch yesterday (damn that 2 hour window for lunch), Robert was determined not to miss a meal in France again. Finally, I dragged myself from bed and that beautiful view from bed and joined Robert strolling through Calvi. We decided it was time for lunch. Since we were already at the port (us and the yachts), we opted to stay here. But, as you can imagine,...

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Oct 1, 2006 - Day 4

After the disappointments of last night, we woke up late (ok I did) and grumpy (both of us). Breakfast on the terrasse lost its charm and the music of the Saigne could not sooth. We didn't even really talk during breakfast. Major travel lesson, when you are dissatisfied with your environment, nothing, no matter how spectacular or unique, is impressive or interesting. Even thought we liked the place the first night, after our mediocre meal, everything was tarnished. Fortunately, today was going to our first day in Corsica, so we had...

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