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L’historie Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island of Corsica Genoa was the controller of Corsica, but in 1729 they had a revolution. In 1769 France conquered the island of Corsica.
La Culture Corsica has is one of the only regions of France that has its own language, obviously Corsican The language is more Italian though than it is French. It is spoken by 68% of the population, and everyone knows that they have a separate language. Though not every one uses it as a native language.
Le villes fameux Ajaccio is one of the biggest cities in Corsica and the birth place of Napoleon. The city boasts a lot of markets in Ajaccio and a large offer of out-doors activities. Bonifacio is a city which is exposed to the open sea and to winds. The town's charm and proximity to simplistic beaches makes it a popular tourist destination in the summer. Bonifacio is also a gateway to the small Isles Lavezzi, which are the southernmost part of France, and have been designated a marine preserve by the French government.
Choses à Faire/ Les endroits à visiter Bonifacio has a boat trip to the Marine Cemetery, Boutiques in the Citadel, Aquarium de Bonifacio walk the Escaliers du Roi d'Aragon, and Sperone golf course. Porticcio has an amazing beach and fascinating penitentiary ruins as well as a busy tourist stretch lined with bars, restaurants and shops.
Les Specialités à manger Dining out is one of the main pastimes in Corsica. They take their food very seriously. It depends where you are on what you should get. For example don’t get seafood in the center of the island because it could well be frozen.
Roasted Chicken and Pomegranate Recipe For 2/3 people; - One plump chicken breast per person - Half a clove of roasted garlic - Half a teaspoon of garlic paste - Splash of olive oil - Large pomegranate - ¼ cup of dry white wine - Juice of one lemon - Tablespoon of brown sugar - Cinnamon stick Mix together the garlic and olive oil and brush onto the chicken which then needs to cook in a medium oven. While the chicken is cooking, deseed the pomegranate and put aside 1-2 tablespoons of seeds for the garnish. Juice the remaining seeds by crushing them with a table spoon in a small bowl and pass the juice through a sieve to remove any remaining pips. Mix together the wine, pomegranate juice, lemon, sugar and cinnamon and put to one side until the chicken is almost cooked. Cook the sauce over a high heat to reduce for about 15 minutes (as soon as you take the sauce off the heat it will thicken up). When the chicken is done, pierce several times and pour over the sauce. Garnish with the remaining pomegranate seeds.
La Fêtes They have a lot of festivals and they celebrate Easter. They have a cheese fair festival. They have 4 music festivals, plus a jazz festival, classical music festival, and a Latin American music festival. They also have a film festival. They have a wine festival. They also have a changing of the governors festival. They have a car rally and a vintage car rally.
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