2016-06-07 Bonifacio, Corsica to Porto Palma, Isola Caprera, La Maddalena Islands, Sardinia via Ile Piana, Corsica

A wonderful French breakfast on the boat this morning
A wonderful French breakfast on the boat this morning
Looking towards the fabulous restaurant we dined in last night
Looking towards the fabulous restaurant we dined in last night
We were very lucky to have such a good berth for our night in Bonifacio
We were very lucky to have such a good berth for our night in Bonifacio
As fuel is much cheaper in France we decide to fill up here
As fuel is much cheaper in France, we decide to fill up here in Bonifacio
 Once again we make our way out of the amazing port
Once again we make our way out of the spectacular port
There are still a few of the large motor yachts in port
There are still a few of the large motor yachts here today

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Inside the harbour on the northern side by the entrance is a lovely tiny bay in which anchoring is prohibited
Inside the harbour on the northern side by the entrance, is a lovely tiny bay in which anchoring is prohibited
Yachts were already arriving as we departed to secure a position in the busy port
Yachts were already arriving as we departed to secure a position in the busy port
Once out of the harbour we again pass the the limestone cliffs with the houses so precariously balancing on top
Once out of the harbour we again pass the the limestone cliffs with the houses so precariously balancing on top
5km east from Bonifacio is Cap de Pertusato which is the southern most tip of Corsica
5km east from Bonifacio is Cap de Pertusato which is the southern most tip of Corsica
By the cape is the rock formation which resembles a ship rising from the sea!!
By the cape is the rock formation which resembles a ship rising from the sea!!
We continue east along the Corsican coast to Ile Piana and stop in the lovely anchorage by the island to have lunch
We continue east along the Corsican coast to Ile Piana and stop in the lovely anchorage by the island to have lunch
Lunch today consists of a very nice French cheese that our guests acquired, some fruit and bread
Lunch today consists of a very nice French cheese that our guests purchased, enjoyed with some fruit and bread
On our way back Isola Caprera in the La Maddelena Islands we call into Villamarina which is on the southern side of Isola San Stefano
On our way back to Isola Caprera in the La Maddelena Islands we call into Villamarina
Villamarina is in the southern side of Isola San Stefano
Villamarina is a bay in the southern side of Isola San Stefano
In Villamarina there is an unfinished statue of Admiral Ciano, a WW l war hero who was married to Mussolini's daughter
In Villamarina there is an unfinished statue we wanted to see of Admiral Ciano, a WW1 war hero who was married to Mussolini’s daughter
Late afternoon we arrive back in the comfortable overnight bay of Porto Palma, which is in the south of Isola Caprera
Late afternoon we arrive back in the comfortable overnight anchorage of Porto Palma, which is in the south of Isola Caprera
The boys sample some of Ric's organic wine which he bought in Cagliari
The boys sample some of Ric’s organic wine which he bought in Cagliari
Picante vegetarian pasta for dinner aboard tonight
Piccante vegetarian pasta for dinner aboard tonight
Another attractive sunset over Porto Palma
Another attractive sunset over Porto Palma

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