Travel Blogs from Valletta, Malta

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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 ...

Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by tazan007

... good thing I read about the 7 day passes in the guide book otherwise all our missed stops could start adding up. Valletta is a picturesque city. Some amazing views of the surrounding area from the upper gardens and the lower gardens. Mostly everything ...

Cup final!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Cup final!

A travel blog entry by haroldinho

Birkirkara - Sliema Wanderers ...

My first place, Valletta, Malta travel blog

My first place

A travel blog entry by mashmouse

This is where I was born. So from here I moved on as I got ...

"View of the Grand Harbour"

A travel blog entry by krodvelt

... visited yet and I wanted to because I was doing a report on a painting of Turner there. So I took the city bus back to Valletta where the museum is at. I found it pretty easily and thought it was so beautiful. It was built as a palace and the ...

The last day, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The last day

A travel blog entry by lamyers56

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... that's done. But since we went early everything else is still closed for another 45 minutes. So we decided to walk around Valletta - up this long hill...... We looked around a street market and bought some souvenirs. We then went to the President's Palace ...

Arriving in Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Arriving in Malta

A travel blog entry by leanneroles

Our first impression of Malta...Wow! There's so much to see here. Our first impression of the Hotel Castille...Wow! What a dump! Old, rickety, rundown and in serious need of repair. Never mind, it's a roof over our heads. Let's see what tomorrow ...

Last Day in Malta, Off to Spain, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Last Day in Malta, Off to Spain

A travel blog entry by leanneroles

It was our last morning in Malta and we finally got a chance to watch the Malta Experience, a film about Malta's history. It was very interesting. Just about every country invaded or conquered it at some time in it's history. Rushed back to the Upper ...

Moving Day, Gzira, Malta travel blog

Moving Day

A travel blog entry by tazan007

... even try to rip-off the tourists sometimes by charging more then the price of the ticket. Not something typical of EU. I would consider Malta the Puerto Rico of EU but slightly better. I went out to dinner with the two guys we were rooming with (a ...

MDA Press Conference, beach, Valletta, Malta travel blog

MDA Press Conference, beach

A travel blog entry by iskanderdia

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... night at Kim's 21th Birthday. I think I'm too excited about everything so I up at 6 am. At 9 a.m. we went to A MDA- Malta Developers Assocation Press Conference. It took place at a nice 5stars hotel in Malta. I took my big camera for the first time for ...

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