After five very enjoyable days in Bonifacio it was time to move on to Ajaccio where we were to meet our next guests. We had waited out some very strong winds and suffered the usual consequences – departing in rough seas and a good wind which then dies, so the bulk of the day was under motor yet again! Still we managed over 4hrs of sailing in a 9hr day, so nothing to complain about really.
Ajaccio was a delight – and another reminder of the French love of food in the form of the daily street market:
And, being the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, they had to put on some rather mysterious re-enactment of something or other: