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Viticcio

One of the joys of a holiday on the Mediterranean coast is finding small villages, hidden away amongst the folds of the coast, and the special places therein. Although I didn’t know it when I took this photo, there’s an excellent, if tiny, restaurant beneath the gazebo in the centre of this photo. Frequented by […]

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Military outpost, Elba

A very spooky entrance to an even spookier ruined cavern, set of tunnels and hilltop military outpost, which we came across during a hike on the Italian island of Elba. The cavern contained little but low walls on either side, running its full length, and a large red-bricked doorway at the far end. I didn’t […]

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Corsica on the horizon

During dinner in a hidden local restaurant, very popular with locals and probably hardly known by tourists, we had a grandstand view of the sun as it set gloriously over the Mediterranean. On the horizon, a huge cloudbank obscured the French island of Corsica and added a little drama to the scene.

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