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Cisco
City: Livermore
State: CA
Country: USA
Begins: Sep 6, 2014
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Wed, Sep 3rd, 2014
Start: Livermore
End: Porto-vecchio, Corsica
Hours Hiked: 26

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 416
Journal Visits: 4,680
Guestbook Views: 620
Guestbook Entrys: 3

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Mountains at Figaro airport

GR20 Corsica pre-hike Day 1

Arrived at Figari Airport after 26 hours on airplanes or in airports. Service on Dutch KHL airlines was fantastic, gives a whole new meaning to "going Dutch". Caught a glimpse of the future as we flew along Corsica and the high jagged mountains covered with clouds.
Chose to rent a car at the airport, as the taxi fee for a 25km ride to town is ~75 Eurosport. Streets in Porto Vecchio are about 10cm wider than our tiny rental car, with cars parked on both sides, rear view mirrors turned inwards.
A glass of wine by the pool, then we called it a day.

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GR20 To Anywhere

GR20 in Corsica Sept 2014 Te Araroa New Zealand 2012-2013 PCT 2001 & 2013
Te Araroa Website: http://www.teararoa.org.nz
Recommended reading: andrewskurka.com
also Cascade Summer http://bobwelch.net/books/ which includes some passages about our 2011 PCT hike. We thru-hiked Te Araroa in 2012-13.

 

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