Elba Island-Home of Napoleon Bonaparte for 10 months

You would think when we send someone in exile, you make it a bit difficult for them, not for Napoleon, he choose is island, his residences…and he become king for a few months, not bad going for someone in Exile. I may get lucky I may not be able to go back to Australian and you may send me in exile in Monaco…

 

 

 

Arriving by ferry on Elba Island about 1 h from Piombino on the main land

Arriving by ferry on Elba Island about 1 h from Piombino on the main land

First we had to settle in our little cottage...

First we had to settle in our little cottage…

A Look at the map before taking of

A Look at the map before taking of

Only about 60ks but riding all day

Only about 140 kms but riding all day

We stay close to Rio Marina a typical village fishing village

We stay close to Rio Marina a typical fishing village

beautiful roads everywhere

beautiful roads everywhere

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Another bay

Another bay anymore bays with beautiful beaches and I’m going to scream…

Suzanne in front of one of Napoleon residence

Suzanne in front of one of Napoleon residence

another of Napoleon residence

another of Napoleon residence This one look a bit tired, in need of a good Australian gardener.

Left the bike and went for a walk,.... bike is better I can tell you

Left the bike and went for a walk,…. bike is better I can tell you

No problem for Suzanne higher is better

No problem for Suzanne higher is better

Some parts where very tricky, rocks after rocks

Some parts where very tricky, rocks after rocks

close up to a village below

close up to a village below

We met Nicola DUTTO a KTM enduro racer, After a motorcycle accident he become a paraplegic Didn't stop him to keep on racing with a special bike design for him. This is courage.

We met Nicola DUTTO a KTM enduro racer, After a motorcycle accident he become a paraplegic
Didn’t stop him to keep on racing with a special bike design for him. This is courage.

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to Elba Island-Home of Napoleon Bonaparte for 10 months

  1. Rob &I Shirley says:

    Great photos, keep up the good work,
    Good Aussie Gardner available, just bring palace and we make look good

  2. MAxence says:

    Wish I could breathe some of that fresh air, and enjoy the scenery. But here I am, working my ass in the dust. Gotta say I’m a bit jealous.

    Just kidding dear uncle, please take good care of you and Suzanne. I’d like to hear stories about this place when we meet, which is soon I believe.

    Many kisses to both of you.

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