Travel Blogs from Valletta, Malta

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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 ...

The Malta Experience, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The Malta Experience

A travel blog entry by dabby1

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... particularly on its language and buildings and British, with a Tudor feel to some buildings (and the damn plugs). Valletta's main square was stunning and open with white sandstone buildings and the cobbled streets had a very Dubrovnik feel ...

"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 ...

Off again, going North, Valletta Malta, Malta travel blog

Off again, going North

A travel blog entry by isabellasail

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... of red ( surely not!) and were treated to a laser show from Fort St Angelo, a short distance from the boat. It is Malta Fashion Week and we have witnessed scores of people, dressed to kill, ladies tottering in their very high heels, walking through 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 ...

Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta

A travel blog entry by mctubbs

... . Malta was given to the Knights Hospitaller by Charles V of Spain in 1530. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Hospitaller Valletta has churches everywhere, as to be expected of a town founded by a religious order, but the main church is St ...

I am in love...again, Valletta, Malta travel blog

I am in love...again

A travel blog entry by dgk

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Malta is the most fascinating place I have every visited.  I am already checking out the INternational Schools and trying to get Gary to move here! Don't worry Kate...not much luck so far. I'll update more later as it's time for a beer in the ...

Feast of St. Paul's Shipwreck, St. Paul's Bay, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Feast of St. Paul's Shipwreck

A travel blog entry by avalon_48

... the parade to come around.  Local men carry the statue of Paul on their shoulders from the church around the entire city of Valletta and then back into the church until the next year.  There were tons of people gathered by the church. The band ...

More sightseeing., Valletta, Malta travel blog

More sightseeing.

A travel blog entry by travellingjosie

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This morning it was up early to see more of Malta, a visit to St John's Cathedral and a trip to the beach. The Cathedral was amazing with its Baroque architecture. Looking at the outside of it you wouldn't believe the inside is so ornate! I also managed ...

Off to Comino and the Blue Lagoon., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Off to Comino and the Blue Lagoon.

A travel blog entry by travellingjosie

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I'm looking forward to having a speedboat ride to the Blue Lagoon. Off to Sliema to take the boat and I sat in the back. Our driver is Carl and he cranks up the music as we head towards Comino and a few of us are standing up and dancing as water splashes ...

Exploring Valletta & Flying to Sicily, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Exploring Valletta & Flying to Sicily

A travel blog entry by heidif

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... coast.  After an enjoyable boat cruise, we disembark and just about immediately join the waiting ferry boat to return to Valletta.  Eve has been seeing all these people along the shores everywhere swimming in the sea. They have rocky shores with ...

Majina prva dogodivscina, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Majina prva dogodivscina

A travel blog entry by ursaklemen

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... nekje fensišmensi in oh in sploh. Sej je tud golobe preganjat iz klopce in ugibat, kateri turisti so Slovenci fajn. Malta (Valletta) je polna zgodovine na vsakem koraku. Obzidje, da se vprašaš, kje so dobili toliko kamenja, ostanki vitezov ...

Malta International Fireworks Competition, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta International Fireworks Competition

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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... Hotel on the other side of the peninsula, we moved back to the Grand Harbor Hotel for the three nights of the Malta International Fireworks Competition. While we ate dinner and watched the fireworks from the balcony of the British Hotel next door, this ...

Autumn and Winter deployment 1975, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Autumn and Winter deployment 1975

A travel blog entry by chrisbeek

... off a few Exocet missiles at a old cargo boat as a target in the missile testing zone. Sailing into Grand Harbour Valletta was again just magic, original fortress walls going back to the crusades and like Gibraltar, Malta was another very important ...

Valetta fra søsiden., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valetta fra søsiden.

A travel blog entry by gandalfine

Med vores billetter for rundturene var der også inkluderet en havnerundfart på 1,5 time det var dagens mål. Vi fangede bussen og efter ca 1 time kom vi til Sliema, hvorfra havne rundfarten gik. Efter at have ventet i båden en halv ...

caca, Valletta, Malta travel blog

caca

A travel blog entry by mazsha

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July 4 - Valletta, Malta As we sailed into port it looked like another Legoland castle. Since the crew food on board is so bad, lunch seems to be first on the list. My how my priorities have changed. The difference is friends. Like water that takes the ...

New Country - New learning!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

New Country - New learning!

A travel blog entry by doulint

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... rides were cancelled for the day. After eating sandwiches in the upper Barracca gardens, we wondered the old town of Valletta. Cobblestones, no vehicles, churches, squares, and eating places, many dating over 500 years. With Phoenician, Italian, French, ...

malta-89, Luga, Malta travel blog

malta-89

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

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my good school friends mum owns a house on malta he was fresh out of a'levels and i was just out of horticultural ...

Malta 2007, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta 2007

A travel blog entry by big_papi

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... some places are built up resort areas, which i tried to stay clear off.    I visted alot of the cities (Valletta, Midna, Rabat, Mostar, Naxxar, Silema, Paceville, etc) with beautiful Churches (and I thought Ireland was very Roman Catholic! ...

Sliema, La Valletta, Malta travel blog

Sliema

A travel blog entry by karlamato

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Nel pomeriggio consigliati da un dipendente dell' albergo, andiamo al Duck’s Village  a Manoel  Island, un’ estensione di Sliema, attrezzatissimo marina per barche. Ed qui che ci imbattiamo nel Duck’s Village, un luogo a ...

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