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Intangible Heritage of Corsica

The second part of the blogtrip was to learn more about the intangible heritage of Corsica. Jean-Michel took us to his village Peri, located in a mountainside, with an altitude of 450 metres, surrounded by a forest consisting of…

Corsica

Petra di Mela – AOC vineyard in Corsica

A day before the Salon des Blogueurs was about to start officially, I had signed up as a blogger to participate in a blogtrip with the theme “Oenology and Intangible Heritage of Corsica”  (Œnologie et Patrimoine immatériel). We started…

Campomoro
Corsica

Campomoro

Campomoro, or Campumoru as they say in Corsu (the Corsican language) is one of the three hamlets of the township Belvédère-Campomoro. Its a fishing village with an organic fish farm! I promise, I had no idea about that before…

Corsica

Belvédère à Campomoro

Getting to the fishing village Campomoro from the hamlet Belvédère is either a 5 minutes ride by car OR if you take the ancient hiking trail, approx. 5,5 km, it takes more or less 1 hour..depending on how many…

Belvédère - Corse - Corsica
Corsica

Belvédère in Corsica

Belvédère is a very small village located on a hill top and a part of the commune Belvédère-Campomoro. Campomoro is a small fishing village, around 6 km from Belvédère and the total number of inhabitants in the commune was…

Corsica

Figari

April 24th, Figari airport in Corsica. Finally my holidays in Corsica had begun. When I arrived to the airport, after a flight of only 1 hour and 50 minutes from Paris the sun welcomed me, 26 degrees in April,…

Cap Corse
Corsica

Cap Corse

One day our host took us for a day tour around the northern part of Corsica, Cap Corse. As you can see on the photos it was really not the moment jumping into the water…but it was great watching…

Honey from Corsica
Corsica

Two jars filled with golden love

Two jars filled with golden love that I brought back home from Corsica. Miellat du Maquis and Miel de Châtaignier. Miellat is honeydew and is very dark in its color with a rich fragrance and not as sweet as…

Bastia
Corsica

Dinner at home in Bastia

Dinner at home, raviol with cream and basil, served with some pieces of bread and tasty tomatoes soaked in olive oil and topped with pepper – add some red wine from Corsica and the dinner is complete. On the…

L'Amiral Brasserie Bastia, Corsica
Corsica Restaurants and bistros

Best mussels in Bastia

Best mussels in Bastia are prepared and served at L’Amiral Brasserie in Bastia (Corsica) – a great place, non touristic and non pretentious restaurant :-) Our host had recommended the place and on our second evening in Bastia we…

Grapes, Corsica
Corsica

Afternoon break in Bastia

Tasty red grapes, creamy cheese and rustic bread (brad l’anticu zia ghjuella in Corsican) from Corsica – a perfect combination of simple food for an afternoon-break.…

Saint-Florent, Corsica
Corsica

Saint Florent – Corsica

A day in Saint-Florent (San Fiurenzu in Corsican), a commune in the north west of Corsica. It took us around 40 minutes by bus from Bastia to get there and our goal was to catch the boat that goes…

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