Travel Blogs from Valletta, 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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... to leave here in a few hours and I am thinking of staging a sit in - I really don't want to leave!! I LOVE MALTA!! Our closing comments and observations on Malta: We used both cabs and busses. No big surprise; cabs were expensive and fast, ...

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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... , Mdina, Victoria(Gozo). For a change I left the bike behind and tried out the leaflets. Good fun. I spent Monday morning in Valletta, admiring the architecture and visiting St John's Co Cathedral. Miriam, owner of the Hibernia, had listed it as one of ...

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 ...

Daily Excursions, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Daily Excursions

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... . South Of The Island On Sunday I explored the south of the island. On my map the dark grey represents the conurbation around Valletta and the light grey the "highlands" (200m) of the limestone plateau around Dingli. I headed straight for it by the ...

Around and about Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Around and about Malta

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... around Malta and Gozo (including Hagar Qim) and are now on display in the National Archaeological Museum in Valletta. Also, if you a planning a trip to Malta you should book ahead for an excursion to Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, a complex of underground burial ...

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 ...

Malta - Mediterranian Stronghold., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta - Mediterranian Stronghold.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... has a moratorium on numbers, hence booking a couple of weeks in advance is essential if you wish to visit.      Footnote: City of Valletta,Hal Saflieni Hypogeum and Megalethic Temples of Malta 7 are all UNESCO World Heritage ...

Malteser of an entry, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malteser of an entry

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... -looking populace, which is to be expected given the uniquely colourful history of this isolated nation. More on that later. Valletta is a hard place to picture and imagine. Everything is built with the warm yellow limestone of the island and ...

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

Merbha Malta. Welcome Malta.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... Valletta in minutes. As it turned out I ended up in Marsa and it took me an hour or so to get my bearings to Valletta. The first thing that strikes you about Vallette is the scale and grandeur of the place. All the buildings are limestone, the city ...

Home of the Knights, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Home of the Knights

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... there were palm trees, it felt like North Africa, the surrounding buildings reminded us more of Tunisia. As we drove towards Valletta, everything changed. All of a sudden it felt like we were in Luxumbourg. We were driving into a giant fort. Rampart upon ...

Malta in the middle, Malta, Malta travel blog

Malta in the middle

A travel blog entry by jag

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... used to. I was expecting a tiny beach resort feel of an island full of sandy beaches just minutes from the town centre. Valletta, the main part of the huge city on the cliff overlooking the med was simply gigantic. The island itself has a very early ...

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. ...

The End of Crazytown Europe, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The End of Crazytown Europe

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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... back my Lm0.20 and said to go take the taxi for Lm6.00. I gave him the 30 cents. The bus driver is always right. Malta is a strange place isolated from the rest of the world. People here go at their own pace and no faster. Although its been the center ...

Valletta and a Date!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta and a Date!

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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... to Valletta to see his opera on opening night. You never know! The weather had fined up and I was having a great time in Valletta once again. I had a few more hours to kill so was walking past a cinema and found that Bourne Ultimatum was showing, I ...

Malta IV, Valletta,  Malta travel blog

Malta IV

A travel blog entry by mattccaddy

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... said farewell to everyone and Winnie accompanied me to the airport. I was sad to leave and I wish I had planned more time in Malta, but i will definitely come back. It really is like a second home. My radiohead concert was postponed, so i have the ...

Back to Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Back to Malta

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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... next ferry" and don't want to change that plan for anything. After a breakfast consisting of 4 pieces of toast, we headed back to Malta. Back at the Balco again, I set out to get my laundry done. The woman here at the hostel said they offered the ...

malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

malta

A travel blog entry by lisavinci

... a few of the sights with zio johnny and walked and walked most of the time we didnt know where we were going. went to valletta and looked around i got a pair of thongs but they did have daves size in shoes he was deeply disappointed they only catered for ...

Disney Mediterranean Cruise: Malta = Small, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Disney Mediterranean Cruise: Malta = Small

A travel blog entry by selenapan9

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... nbsp; This is one of the stops that I think would have been much better if we had done a little homework before hand and just gone out in Valletta ourselves.   That was pretty much the take away for most of the planned "family" ...

go go to gozo, Valletta, Malta travel blog

go go to gozo

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

Doing a tour to Gozo today, wanted only a small group but by the time we had all been bussed up to the departure point for the ferry there was 38, nice and cosy, not!  Anyway met a nice man that is  staying at our hotel, he is from Wakefield ...

Malta: Europe's Best Kept Secret, Valetta, Malta travel blog

Malta: Europe's Best Kept Secret

A travel blog entry by kaytethegreat

... , it's see you soon, it's have a good time." He said as we climbed out and headed back into the hotel. Gozo: Malta's Little Sister The history of Gozo is rather tragic; similar to Malta's only instead of fending off the Turkish forces the ...

hoho, Valletta, Malta travel blog

hoho

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

... of places are shut from 12 to 4!) Hopped on the next bus and went down along the coast, glad we decided to stay in Valletta, all a bit too overdeveloped for me. Hopped off in Sliema to take our free harbour cruise only to be told they had finished for ...

War Museum, Valletta, Malta travel blog

War Museum

A travel blog entry by wardtrip

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... . Food was also very scarce and may people died from hunger. The war was a tragedy and many soldiers came back to an empty house. After the war museum we went to get some lunch before going to the gardens which over looked Valletta Harbour. From ...

Last day in Malta., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Last day in Malta.

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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... her once a month). Aunty Julie was always very happy when we visited Christine. After the visit we hit the streets of Valletta! There was a real carnival atmosphere and like usual with these sorts of things it seemed that all of Malta had turned out ...

I am officially Maltese., Valletta, Malta travel blog

I am officially Maltese.

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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... soon I found myself with the camera out taking photos of anything that struck my fancy, I really want to capture as much of Valletta and indeed Malta as I can to take home with me. Whilst I am quite certain it wont be another 30 years before I return who ...

Blue Grotto, WW2 Shelters & Catacombs, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Blue Grotto, WW2 Shelters & Catacombs

A travel blog entry by wardtrip

... them. They sheltered in fear and distress. They chipped away some Catacombs to make the shelters. There were a lot of Catacombs aswell. People were very small in the 12-1600’s. Malta is amazing but our Maltese trip ends here. By for now, from ...

Going Flat Out In Malta, Birzebugga, Malta travel blog

Going Flat Out In Malta

A travel blog entry by kewlabah

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... . I think at one point we had argued over whos turn it was to wear it. Heaps of fun for all! I have been in Malta for seven days now and havenīt really stopped drinking. When i arrived at the airport i remember looking out the window and being ...

Pretty gardens!!, Floriana, Malta travel blog

Pretty gardens!!

A travel blog entry by elizabeth21

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... was a nice day so no problems! It is all statues, churches and gardens. So of course we ended up going to Valletta for a little shopping!!! We went along Republic Street which only pedestrians are aloud on and its all old historical looking buildings with ...

Golden Bay & Ghajn Tuffieha, Golden Bay, Malta travel blog

Golden Bay & Ghajn Tuffieha

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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In my first 10 days on the main island of Malta I had managed to tick off many of the places that I had pencilled in when planning the trip thumbing through my trusty Lonely Planet guide back home. It is a surreal process spending hours reading, ...

A remote island in the middle of the Mediterranean, Valletta, Malta travel blog

A remote island in the middle of the Mediterranean

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

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