Archive for the ‘Corsica’ Category
Photo of the week: Hiked to Lac de Melu, a lake high up (5,610 feet) in the valley of Restonica, central Corsica. To see more photos of the hike CLICK HERE.
When I told a friend I was going canyoning while in Corsica, she asked “how canyoning is different to hiking?” At the time I didn’t know the answer myself as I had only recently witnessed a group of canyoneers for the first time while I was exploring the gorges of the Solenzara River. I watched as […]
Discovering new places to eat in foreign lands is as much fun for me as trying new foods. I am not the kind of person who researches where to eat before traveling somewhere new. I find the hunt for food a fun adventure in itself. As it is with travel and love, I prefer serendipity in […]
Teetering on the edge of magnificent limestone cliffs is the ancient and idyllic fortress town of Bonifacio. For all of the beautiful reasons seen below, Bonifacio is my favorite town on the French island of Corsica. Panorama view from the citadel when you climb up the “montée.” Looking out into the deep blue mediterranean sea! […]
Photo of the week: The deep blue Mediterranean Sea as seen from a coastal cliff near Bonifacio, Corsica. To see more photos of Corsica CLICK HERE
Solenzara is a small village on the east coast of Corsica, at the foot of the Bavella mountain. The Solenzara river winds its way down from the mountains to the coast creating many natural swimming pools and waterfalls. Simply gorgeous offering fun outdoor activities from canyoning, swimming, hiking, and canoeing in the gorges.
I knew nothing of Corsica before I spent two weeks in June camping and driving around the small island in the mediterranean sea. All I saw impressed me greatly. The island appears to be one big green mountain, and in fact two-thirds of the island is mountains forming a single chain. I enjoyed driving along […]