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Jun 6, 2012 - To Sartene in southern Corsica

We leave and drive through the mountains to southern Corsica. Still not sure what people do for a living - so far we have seen little industry or agriculture. Part of the way we follow the coast. Great beaches and not too crowded. Magnificent scenery, forests and mountains – the roads not as treacherous as our first days driving. We arrive at our destination at Sartene. A walk up to the village – the narrow lanes quite steep and the village very old. Many of the buildings built on rocks. Nice to just sit and people watch in the square...

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May 18, 2011 - Classic Journeys Corsica - Sartene and Campomoro, Menhirs (Stantari) and Dolmen

Entry #5 May 18, 2011 Our van drove us into the heart of Corsica from the coast where we stopped in the town of Sartene and met the mayor who is a good friend of Luciano. Our next stop was a tower, Campomoro, which was part of the defenses of the island. We had a commanding view of the sea from the top of this tower that was situated on a hill. We drove more inland and in the afternoon walked to the site of the Menhirs (Stantari) which are stone figures in the genre of Stonehenge. Most of the faces that were carved in the stone has eroded,...

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