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Balzac described Corsica as 'a French
island basking in the Italian sun'.
Hui Chin and I took a fast ferry from Nice
to Ajaccio in the southwest part of Corsica.
After exploring Ajaccio by the sightseeing "Petit Train"
and on foot, we taken the locally derided train to
Bastia, in the northern part of the island, well known
for its fortification and the old part of the city.
The train ride, - diagonally across the island - was
exciting, fabulous, we thoroughly enjoyed it.
Surprisingly, the train ride was quite fast and
From Bastia we took a bus to Porto-Vecchio,
near the southern tip of the island.
Spent the night and part of next day exploring the town,
before we taken another bus to Bonifacio, on the southern
tip of Corsica, where we spent a day exploring the town,
the port and the large fortress on foot and by the local
"Petit Train" again, before we took another fast ferry
to Santa Teresa in northern Sardinia, which is under
Both islands' main income comes from tourist
like us, but apart from the main centres, the
islands are mainly unspoilt heaven for the
tourist mobile enough to venture outside of
the bigger towns.
List of my photo pages in my Corsica series
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