Travel Blogs from Valletta, Malta

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Malta, A Beautiful and Tiny Country, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta, A Beautiful and Tiny Country

A travel blog entry by halleyc

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... further south.  Uploading photos is extremely slow on our wifi - so I can only do a few. However, I recommend googling photos of Malta to see some photos of the island (it was difficult to take city photos on the bus). After we left Malta, everyone ...

Festa-time (aka

Festa-time (aka "we don't do things by halves!")

A travel blog entry by arniephillips

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We decided to spend Monday in Valletta - the capital of Malta. We went via Sliema, taking a short ferry ride across the harbour to the fortified city. As it was the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel - the patron saint of one of the churches in ...

Part 7--Croatia, Malta, and The Greek Islands, Valleta, Malta travel blog

Part 7--Croatia, Malta, and The Greek Islands

A travel blog entry by drpaultravel

Greek Islands (Athens too), Croatia and Malta So...the Greek Isles bring to mind scenes of? Whitewashed houses with blue roofs...narrow passageways of stairs winding through town...sundrenched seas of clear clear blue...Greek Salads of fresh fresh ...

SPRING CLEANING ALMOST DONE, Valletta, Malta travel blog

SPRING CLEANING ALMOST DONE

A travel blog entry by jilly361

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Blog update 7th April 2013 Kalkara Creek Marina, Malta Hi to all still reading this blog. We had been in Malta for one month (including one week UK visit) and the wind had blown hard most days though the sun had been shining too.  When it's not ...

1. Mai Malta dem modernen Ritter auf der Spur, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta travel blog

1. Mai Malta dem modernen Ritter auf der Spur

A travel blog entry by iris-on-tour

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... nner erfolgreich verteidigt. So wurde neben den alten Dörfern Senglea und Vittoriosa, gegenüber eine neue Stadt, "Valletta" auf dem Reißbrett entworfen und wie ein Schachbrett gebaut. Diese Planung ist den durchziehenden Winden geschuldet. ...

Meeting the Extended Family, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Meeting the Extended Family

A travel blog entry by adamsteph

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... seeing achieved, we boarded our flight to Malta which was originally too be our first stop in Europe. S: Our flight arrival into Malta was a little different then usual. This time we had family waiting for us at the gate, greeting us with smiles and ...

Malta - Valetta - Wasser marsch - Golf adieu, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta - Valetta - Wasser marsch - Golf adieu

A travel blog entry by iris-on-tour

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Beim anlegen schüttet es wie aus Eimern. Habe ich dies Jahr nicht schon oft genug einen nassen Hintern bekommen? Statt Golf auf einem der ältesten Golfplätzen Europas - Cappuccino an Deck und Lage checken. Aber dann ab in die historische, ...

Valletta, Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta, Malta

A travel blog entry by craigang58

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... in Valletta at 1pm which was good as it gave all on board the opportunity to watch her come in. We could see at a distance that Valletta looked like a big city, at least some hundreds of thousands of people - we've heard 400,000 to 650,000 - and as we ...

Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by chezoi

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... a beautiful town called Valletta right at the port. We left the boat, walked 500 meters up the road, took the lift to beautiful Valletta for 1.5€ and landed in a park. A short walk had us in the main shopping area. This always makes Wazza nervous so ...

Second Stop: La Valletta, Malta, La Valletta, Malta travel blog

Second Stop: La Valletta, Malta

A travel blog entry by katieontherun

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... and a running track on the upper level. Mom had spent a few weeks in Malta before, so she was my tour guide for the day. Malta is very clean (even though there are poor people's quarters as well), nice, and we saw old city gates in the capital city of ...

Exploring Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Exploring Malta

A travel blog entry by migs-nz

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... conditioning).   The cathedral was built by the Knights of Malta between 1573 and 1578, who were famous for holding on to Malta despite being vastly outnumbered in a siege by the Ottomans.   It’s an interesting story if you are into ...

Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

Spent a couple of weeks here a couple of years ago on a trip from Bangkok. My friend Tony, with whom I went to Nepal, is from Malta and that was enough to convince me to go for a visit. Unfortunately, Tony made it a point not to be there when I was ...

Views to die for, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Views to die for

A travel blog entry by youngadventure

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... had purchased to use as a taxi in Malta. He gave us the run down on the island and imparticular Valletta in his Italian slanted English. Malta is a country that was under Brittish rule for quite some time and like all European countries had been involved ...

Leaving Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Leaving Malta

A travel blog entry by sa.hurley

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... till we meet again. Both Stuart and I have had a wonderful time and would love to come back again. No issues with security at Malta. Not a guard with a machine gun in sight! Found it a lot easier and felt more at ease at this airport than Paris. Goodby ...

Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by gordon.ye

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... . Huge churches and mammoth fortifications are found along every harbor passable by ships. Even between small cities surrounding the capital city Valletta there are huge walls and massive gates. A most notable church is the Dome of Mosta, built as a copy ...

Malta - my first, Malta, Malta travel blog

Malta - my first

A travel blog entry by adrian

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Five star accomodation and a lot of culture. a week that had real ...

A taste of the old., Valletta, Malta travel blog

A taste of the old.

A travel blog entry by mageenic

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While in the  National Museum of Archeology in Valletta, I heard a beautiful baratone singing Ave Maria. When I left the building I Came apon a street performer dressed in mideavel garb and serinading the tourists. The experience was lovely and the ...

Malta - blue seas and dark coffee, Valetta, Malta travel blog

Malta - blue seas and dark coffee

A travel blog entry by rossihohn

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... though we were getting a bit of R&R here, we still seemed to do a lot of walking and sightseeing.  We visited Malta's grandest cathedral, St. John's Co-Cathedral.  It was beautiful and full of paintings of all things Catholic.  It is ...

A Cruise on the Harbour, Valletta, Malta travel blog

A Cruise on the Harbour

A travel blog entry by leanneroles

... night crowd in the square now. After spending some time in Sliema today we've decided we would much rather be staying in our slightly rundown but character filled hotel in Valletta with history all around us and not sun burnt European vacationers.   ...

Finally arrived, Valletta Malta, Malta travel blog

Finally arrived

A travel blog entry by isabellasail

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Ten weeks and 3100 miles on, we have finally brought Isabella to Malta. We arrived late Saturday night and dropped the anchor in a very dark small bay in Comino, a tiny island between Malta and Gozo. No one slept much that night. It was rolly and very hot ...

Maltese Balconies, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Maltese Balconies

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... ://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beheading_of_Saint_John_the_Baptist_(Caravaggio)) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Jerome_Writing_(Caravaggio,_Valletta)) After so much high culture and history, it was time to step out of the dimly lit interior back ...

Carnevale!, La Valletta, Malta travel blog

Carnevale!

A travel blog entry by karlamato

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... allegorici, realizzati con maestria e fantasioso ingegno. Una tradizione che si ripete ormai da 450 anni e che fa, di quella di Valletta, una delle sfilate storiche e pił antiche. Bambini e adulti in maschera a far festa in strada, carri fantastici con ...

A glimpse of Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

A glimpse of Malta

A travel blog entry by jolotravelling

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Another business trip that introduced a new place, though somewhat in a haste Mediviel Malta, with its beautiful capital Valetta, almost entirely built in limestone, looking old and charming under the strong sun. Its former capital, Mdina, well preserved ...

Free Day, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Free Day

A travel blog entry by misslemons

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... credit card company trying to get money for myself. Once finally getting the pin ready we then took the bus to Valletta and the Triton fountain where we hurried into the city to visit the Palace armory. Rushing around taking pictures of everything ...

Malta and Gozo, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta and Gozo

A travel blog entry by ajollybengali

Malta ...

Valletta from several perspectives, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta from several perspectives

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle

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... and the 3 cities (Cospicua, Vittoriosa, and Senglea) on the other, separated by creeks thronged with boats. On the Valletta side we cruised slowly past impressive fortifications, including the Upper Barakka Gardens (more later) and the Siege Bell, a ...

Ancient Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Ancient Valletta

A travel blog entry by blackpoolbelle

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... the island - more of this later.  Showers were falling while we walked to Fort St Elmo’s bastions to see the Malta Experience, a multi-media presentation recommended by my guide book, but then the sun came out so we enjoyed a coffee on the ...

Welcome to Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Welcome to Malta

A travel blog entry by matt_nien

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 After what feels like a long time at sea we are finally in Valletta, Malta. The trip was a bit of a challenge for all the reasons we knew it would be and more but we are here and won't have to think about that many days at sea again till October ...

Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by kavking1

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... , he was the maniac driver from hell, seemed upset with us for some reason and after a drive through a particularly ugly part of Malta dropped us off. I was pretty pissed off as I wasn't sure of the purpose of all this (I should have been more involved ...

Amici, isole, addii, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Amici, isole, addii

A travel blog entry by geoffinitalia

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... , was being battered by very strong winds and an incredibly large swell. Timing. This aside, we had a great walking tour of Valletta with a private guide who took us through the sights and history of this really interesting and attractive city. And ... we ...

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