Travel Blogs from Malta

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Gozo, Victoria, Malta travel blog

Gozo

A travel blog entry by onedude

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Took a day trip to Gozo, the second largest island in Malta. It is about a 20 minute ferry ride from northern Malta. Gozo is more rural, less densely populated and less developed. It is where the grapes for many of the wines of Malta are produced. It also ...

Gozo!, Victoria, Malta travel blog

Gozo!

A travel blog entry by andrew_mac

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... 'sleepy', it lived up to its reputation. It was a nice break, however, and I appreciated the contrast compared to the more lively Malta. Getting there wasn't hard, but it seemed to take longer than it did. It was a 70 minute bus ride from St. Julian's to ...

Oh, it's a hard life! ;-), Gżira, Malta travel blog

Oh, it's a hard life! ;-)

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... . Yes, I did see it in Munich, yes, I did enjoy it a second time. They have intermission in the middle of movies in Malta! The film just suddenly stop and you have fifteen minutes to get food and use the loo. I think it’s kind of frustrating, but ...

Island Adventure: Last Day, Saint Julian's, Malta travel blog

Island Adventure: Last Day

A travel blog entry by siarakelyndali

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Hi Everyone! Bad weather today cancelled our original tour plans. Instead we made our own tour taking the public bus to Blue Grotto.  BEAUTIFUL & extremely windy. Despite weather warning signs, we opted for an afternoon in St. Julian’s- ...

Beer pong, birthdays and buddies being blue, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Beer pong, birthdays and buddies being blue

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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I had a domestic day with the washing machine that hates me, before heading out along the Strand to meet Lars, Jon and Egil at the Point. I still can't get over how lucky I am to have such a beautiful vista around the corner from me! The walk makes me ...

Malta, Malta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by kfsandiego

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... monuments, and marble tombstones to show their support (and buy a little piece of heaven, it seems) for the Knights of Malta. Eight leagues, representing nations and alliances in Europe, were part of the Knights of Malta (hence, the design of the ...

Traditional Fishing Village, Marsaxlokk, Malta travel blog

Traditional Fishing Village

A travel blog entry by onedude

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... its fish market and colorful boats. Unfortunately on the day I was there, they did not have the market because it was the feast of some saint in Malta. However, there are a lot of seafood restaurants on the water and St. Peter's Pool is really ...

Very old and interesting, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Very old and interesting

A travel blog entry by stephgraeme

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... rotten. As you can probably tell by my stories, I am not big on descriptions and detail of the places we have been but Malta was absolutely beautiful with so many old walls and a lot of WWII history. Could easily go back there for a drive around. They ...

Malta: A Mediteranean Marvel, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta: A Mediteranean Marvel

A travel blog entry by chris_sayward

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... several major European cities directly to Malta and compared to most of the EU, Malta is a relatively inexpensive vacation spot. Malta also boasts some of the most beautiful sandy beaches and THE best scuba diving in the Mediterranean. Unfortunately it ...

The Red Tower, Armia, Malta travel blog

The Red Tower

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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... in the cost of 1 euro per person), lots of information boards to read about the towers history and its restoration and some nice views of Malta and across to Gozo from the top. Worth it if you are in the area and passing, but I wouldn't make a special ...

Valletta - what a place!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta - what a place!

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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It is hard to describe the wonder of Malta, it is definitely like stepping back in time, you somehow feel dwarfed by the stories that lie in the stones of the buildings that were built hundreds of years ago. Valletta, the capital of Malta, is where most ...

Parallel Universe, Mellieha, Malta travel blog

Parallel Universe

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... been taken over by holidaymakers, there is a distinct difference between the atmosphere here, and the aforementioned places.  Since Malta was a British colony for 150 years, the two cultures have merged and formed something unique, which is quite ...

Go to Gozo, Xlendi, Malta travel blog

Go to Gozo

A travel blog entry by travelmonster

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... inside, wondering what we would find here. It's not long before we see the kind of scenery that I was expecting on Malta - dramatic cliffs falling into the sea, with small, approachable bays set back from the Mediterranean blue waters. Our first stop ...

Valletta adventures, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Valletta adventures

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... were really well preserved, and you could see a real jump of improvement in tools from the previous era. We also learnt about Malta’s mysterious cart ruts, a complex network of tracks gouged in the rock. The purpose of these ruts is still a mystery, ...

Island Fever!, Malta, Malta travel blog

Island Fever!

A travel blog entry by andrew_mac

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... location, it was bombed like crazy during World War II, when it was still a British territory. They even have a church in Malta that memorializes a 'miracle' where two bombs fell through the roof during a service, but by chance didn't go off. The ...

Detox, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Detox

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... hopefully we can find some nice, less-touristed spots in the next few days. One thing we were looking forward to in Malta was a good detox and loosening our belts slightly, after all the rich and delicious dining in Sicily - having fallen under British ...

travelling to malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

travelling to malta

A travel blog entry by sydneyalicat

... when they opened for buisness. Wandered around and found a cafe for breakfast, honestly the french make the worst cappachino, hope malta is better. caught up on my blog at the internet terminal, Franchesca found a free playstation terminal so she was ...

28-29 Valletta-Dinner-Marsaskala beach, Valletta, Malta travel blog

28-29 Valletta-Dinner-Marsaskala beach

A travel blog entry by elizabeth21

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... for a bus! FUN! Any hoo.. we went and saw the war memorial at Fort St. Elmo and then went to see the amazing "Malta experience". It was a movie about Malta which was informative but not very engaging (both Mum and Nana fell asleep!!). We also saw The ...

Just a stone's throw away..., Gżira, Malta travel blog

Just a stone's throw away...

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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I read the book my Mum gave me on the roof this morning. It's a compilation of short stories called Women’s Travel Writing, and it’s absolutely inspiring. The experiences people have – wow!   I decided the roof was so nice that I ...

Ancient Ruins, Rock Formations and Cities, Mdina, Malta travel blog

Ancient Ruins, Rock Formations and Cities

A travel blog entry by onedude

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... of Malta is connected by a bus system where you can go anywhere on the island within about an hour. Took a trip to the southwest of Malta to see the blue grotto, the stone age temples of Hagar Qim and Mnajdra and the towns of Rabat and Mdina. For such a ...

Malta and Gozo, Valetta, Malta travel blog

Malta and Gozo

A travel blog entry by gracielastanley

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... so-called civilized world, or Europe anyway, and I am vomiting violently. A nice flight into Valetta from Casablanca on Air Malta. The islands were beautiful from the air and the flight was pleasant. Arrived and went through our usual rituals of ...

Malta - I am home!, Sliema, Malta travel blog

Malta - I am home!

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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... was born in Australia, love the country and possess a deep sense of pride in my nationality I also enjoy a similar connection with Malta. I guess that is an advantage of being born of migrant parents after they migrated! Beyond this I also gain a certain ...

Spoilt rotten in Malta, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Spoilt rotten in Malta

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

... ! My Scandinavian friends were making me choose sides for the ice hockey semi-finals, and I was definitely torn, because I came to Malta because of a Swede, but am staying with two Finnish people! Which side should I chose?! Spoilt for choice! Boris was ...

Gaining one job and losing another, Gżira, Malta travel blog

Gaining one job and losing another

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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This morning I received an email from the Department of Environment saying they aren't able to extend my leave. I am expected back at work on the 12th of February, so I will have to resign if I want to keep travelling the world. It’s a shame I ...

With a spring in my step!, Gżira, Malta travel blog

With a spring in my step!

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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My parents received the traditional Maltese prickly pear liqueur that I sent them, so they did shots via Skype for me! It was hilarious. I paraded down the Strand towards Sliema feeling really happy. The sun was out, the boats were bobbing up and down on ...

Day spent with the knights., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Day spent with the knights.

A travel blog entry by yurgo56

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... of large churches and there are a lot of saints in the place and street names. I have come to the conclusion that I have seen Malta and that is about the end of my association. I think if I had been a military commander I would have let the invaders have ...

Lazy day in Sliema, Sliema, Malta travel blog

Lazy day in Sliema

A travel blog entry by andrew.galea

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... to the internet café as I was keen to catch a few family and friends online before they left work (Australia is 8 hours ahead of Malta by the way). I spent an hour or so chatting to some of my work colleagues, my brother Jeff's girlfriend Kirsty and my ...

'Not all those who wander are lost.' ~ Tolkien, Gżira, Malta travel blog

'Not all those who wander are lost.' ~ Tolkien

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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Today I took it easy, catching up on a lot of photos and blogging, Skyping my parents and talking to some friends back home. Halfway through the day I stepped out with Ippy to get fresh fruit from a store up the road, and admired the view (and the sun) ...

I’m such a mess!, Gżira, Malta travel blog

I’m such a mess!

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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... and I would make a good working team because we’re all good at different things. It's a shame I can't stay longer on Malta to help with the Charlotte Louise project, but at least I can make the video of our journey which will hopefully help with ...

A Day to Relax, Valletta, Malta travel blog

A Day to Relax

A travel blog entry by ditchthecube

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Today was mostly a resting day. I've been walking all over Malta and Gozo with an annoying cold and its really wearing me down. The nice weather has mostly gone and left hot weather with a very light breeze. It seems harder to escape the sun in the ...

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