Travel Blogs from Malta, Malta

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We haven't seen any Maltese falcons yet., St. Jullians, Malta travel blog

We haven't seen any Maltese falcons yet.

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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He Said: A short flight from Tunis brought us to the small Mediterranean island nation of Malta. Malta was not on our original itinerary, but our tickets allowed us a free stopover here, so we figured we would take advantage of it to see a nation that ...

Return To Malta., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Return To Malta.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... for the ferry. Fantastic views looking back at Mgarr harbour. (I put the photos on the wrong page, I,ll move them later.) I,m back in Malta by 11 am and a strong tail wind helps me to get over the ridges. I have to keep stopping to look back at the ...

Walking tours of Vallatta, Rabat and Mdina., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Walking tours of Vallatta, Rabat and Mdina.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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The Maltese Tourist Office has produced some excellent little leaflets for self-guide walking tours of the main tourist areas, Valletta, Mdina, Victoria(Gozo). For a change I left the bike behind and tried out the leaflets. Good fun. I spent Monday ...

The Capital, The Restaurant & The English Bar, Birkirkara, Malta travel blog

The Capital, The Restaurant & The English Bar

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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We had a fantastic full day out today. First off, we jumped on one of the clapped out old local buses to Valetta. This was an entertaining journey to be sure - I am sure I saw the bright white light on three or four occasions!! Once in Valetta, and feet ...

Continuing the theme of 'Not Doing Much!', Birkirkara, Malta travel blog

Continuing the theme of 'Not Doing Much!'

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Nothing today except a visit to the supermarket and then a chill out on the terrace - ...

Gozo, Valleta, Malta travel blog

Gozo

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... in the wrong direction and that was when I noticed I was not where I thought I was. Back on the right road I found that Malta has a couple of steep climbs after all. I actually broke into a sweat getting over the last couple of hills to the harbour. A ...

Managed to make it down to the beach!, Birkirkara, Malta travel blog

Managed to make it down to the beach!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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The Ultimate Gozo Top 10, Marsalforn, Malta travel blog

The Ultimate Gozo Top 10

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... , compatriots in the European Union - chain of islands known as Malta. Well, little known among North Americans, anyway. Every European knows Malta is exactly where you go if you are looking for summer dance parties or lots of words with an 'x' or silent ...

You call that a hippo, this is a hippo!, Valetta, Malta travel blog

You call that a hippo, this is a hippo!

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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... we go to a cave called/at Gar Dhalam where they have found fossilised remains of animals that just don't fit with Malta - hippos, elephants, deer, foxes, wolves - that all either suffered with/had evolved into dwarfism or gigantism (can't remember what ...

An English fry up and then a walk round the area, Birkirkara, Malta travel blog

An English fry up and then a walk round the area

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... Gardens. (The other Simon had to go in to work today). These gardens are very nice and well kept and are quite rare for Malta to be fair. They were actually setting up for some sort of weekend show and had loads of chickens in cages on display. Not ...

Daily Excursions, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Daily Excursions

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... to hear what people thought of Malta. Him and the rest of his friends were good fun. During the conversation I discovered that Malta is looking forward to the EU, although small businesses are really worried that the competition will destroy them, bird ...

Around and about Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Around and about Malta

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... not the two pommy birds that love pasta but dozens of fertility goddess figurines that have been excavated from various sites around Malta and Gozo (including Hagar Qim) and are now on display in the National Archaeological Museum in Valletta. Also, if ...

Last day of our travels.....for now....., Birkirkara, Malta travel blog

Last day of our travels.....for now.....

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Going down in Gozo, Gozo, Malta travel blog

Going down in Gozo

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... There are brands here, but I can't pronounce them. So I have to award this one to the tasty and not-too-difficult to pronounce Cisk (pron. Chisk). Malta's home grown beer delivers the goods at a reasonable price and with a nice ring to it to ...

A lie in then an all dayer in the pub!, Birkirkara, Malta travel blog

A lie in then an all dayer in the pub!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... well - all for free!! Who needs restaurants when you've got bars like this! I want to live here....not just in Malta....right here...in this seat.....at this bar....right here!!! (Maybe an additional lap dancing feature to complete the dream)! Lorna ...

Oh Well...Off on holiday again!!, Birkirkara, Malta travel blog

Oh Well...Off on holiday again!!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... three hours and we did arrive 20 minutes early to be fair - the pilot must have known a short cut I suppose. When we arrived at Malta airport, the bus services had ceased for the evening so we had to grab a taxi. It was a bit expensive but as Claire ...

Malta - Mediterranian Stronghold., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta - Mediterranian Stronghold.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... with Rachel, Graham, Elliot and Evan before we head off to France via the channel tunnel.  Travel Tip: The Hypogeum, Malta's principal attraction has a moratorium on numbers, hence booking a couple of weeks in advance is essential if you wish to ...

Malteser of an entry, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malteser of an entry

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... you to drive you out of trouble! As you would expect there are may examples of grand architecture from the times when Malta was the last Mediterranean outpost of the Church in its ongoing war with the Ottoman Turks. These include Grand Palaces, ...

Merbha Malta. Welcome Malta., Valleta, Malta travel blog

Merbha Malta. Welcome Malta.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... place really meant business. I found the Tourist Office just inside the main city gate. There I got the necessities, a map of Malta and a list of accommodation. I decided to head for The Hibernia Hostel in Sliema a few km away. The Hibernian Hostel ...

Home of the Knights, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Home of the Knights

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... go, I don't think I've seen that amount of churches in one place !!!   We had lunch but then found out that Malta hasn't realised that it's part of the EU. Generally in most EU countries, everything's open except Mondays, but Valletta was closed by ...

Walls, Mdina, Malta travel blog

Walls

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... , and as I have been to the first two, I really needed to tick this one off of the list !!!   Finding places in Malta, can be a little hard. Some of the language looks Italian, whilst other bits look Arabic, and when they speak, it sounds Arabic, ...

Malta in the middle, Malta, Malta travel blog

Malta in the middle

A travel blog entry by jag

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... main form of transport is funky old school yellow buses still bearing British flags. There is a huge old ex-pat British influence in Malta. We finally managed to get to some of the beaches that turned out to be stunning. They were a half-hour bus ride ...

Blue Grotto amongst others., Mosta, Malta travel blog

Blue Grotto amongst others.

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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... certainly made up for it. As could be expected it totally dominates the town of Mosta and indeed the entire region of Central Malta. Perhaps the clincher for the Mosta Dome and the incident that makes it so special to the Maltese people is when 3 ...

How very quizzical..., Gżira, Malta travel blog

How very quizzical...

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... very nice car. On the way the conversation started out normal: what’s your name? What do you do? Why are you in Malta? Then things took a turn for the interesting…I found out his name was Matthew Luke Grech. He was quite young, and had ...

Even Further Off the Beaten Path, Malta, Malta travel blog

Even Further Off the Beaten Path

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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... travel can be overwhelming for some and it's interesting what different people hone in on when in a new place.  Traffic lights in Malta...who knew??!! As with anything in life all the good stuff comes with a little work, and my five buck day pass on ...

The Costa Cruise Experience, Malta, Malta travel blog

The Costa Cruise Experience

A travel blog entry by sewtersojourns

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... them all by replying to their greetings in Maori and had great satisfaction at silencing them even if only for a few seconds. Malta We really enjoyed this beautiful city again with its imposing huge brick city walls.  We visited a cathedral which ...

Mdina, Rabat and Valetta, Mosta, Malta travel blog

Mdina, Rabat and Valetta

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... cool to walk around, and has of course a main cathedral and museum.  It's cool to see the differences in architecture between Malta and Sicily, even the rest of Italy as well.  There is definitely more of an Arab influence here than in Sicily, ...

history day, Valletta, Malta travel blog

history day

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

Spent the morning in Valletta and went to visit the Palace of the Grand Masters. This is still used as the parliment building so if they are sitting you can't visit. Very interesting,loads of suits of armour and paintings of the various grand masters. ...

You call this Winter Malta?!, Gżira, Malta travel blog

You call this Winter Malta?!

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... , there wasn’t a cloud in the sky and it felt great being in a singlet walking along the marina. You call this Winter Malta?! I didn’t have any swimmers, and I was too self-conscious to strip down to my underwear, so I jumped straight into the ...

The Malta Music Awards, Gżira, Malta travel blog

The Malta Music Awards

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... we walked around to the front gate and asked the security guard what was going on. He said they were having a rehearsal for the Malta Music Awards (MMAs) that night. We asked if we could go in, but the reply was 'Unfortunately not, but tickets for ...

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