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Appreciating, or not, the impact of walking at different altitudes is only one example of how being an ‘experienced walker’ can be a relative term.

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A chic boutique hotel with a Michelin starred restaurant, set at the rear of the lovely Plage La Roya in the Gulf of St Florent in northern Corsica.

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Which is the most touristy Canary Island and which is the least? Before anyone answers we need to consider what does ‘most’ and ‘least’ touristy actually mean. Tenerife attracts the most tourists each year followed by Gran Canaria. They get most of the attention in the UK travel press and have the biggest tourist resort […]

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This evening we’ll join the ranks of visitors strolling the promenade alongside the yachts before choosing a table at one of the restaurants along Rue Clemenceau. But for now, we’re happy to enjoy another side to Calvi, one that most visitors will probably never see…

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We’ve lost count of the kilometres we’ve notched up walking through landscapes where nature has done its best to compensate for a year which, in world terms, has seemed a bit of a mess.

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The distraction from the march or die conditions was the coastal path from Lotu Beach back to Saint Florent fell into the ‘stop every few hundred yards and exclaim WOW’ category

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Ten Tastes of Corsica

On August 2, 2016 By

Corsica may well be famous for the scent of the maquis, but if I was Corsican and forced to live in exile, it’s the tastes of the island that I would most yearn for…

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