Travel Blogs from Valletta, Malta

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Valetta, Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valetta, Malta

A travel blog entry by wendler

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... conquering empires have claimed it. In the late 1500's when the turks invaded Rhodes, the Knights fled Rhodes and settled on Malta! To protect themselves from pirates they built massive stone walls around the city of Valetta (named for one of the ...

Valletta, Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta, Malta

A travel blog entry by pathfinder35

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Today's port and the last one of the trip was Valletta, Malta - a small 3 island nation south of Sicily. The weather is sunny and 18 C - perfect for exploring - as we had no tours booked other than a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We had read that the ...

Days 5 - 7, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Days 5 - 7

A travel blog entry by petina

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... style minibus with a rear hoist and space for three occupied wheelchairs. Went to a town called M'dina, once the capital of Malta. As pic 3 shows town built on a hill with commanding views all round. Although street are very narrow lots of cars taking up ...

Malta -- Above the Sea!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta -- Above the Sea!

A travel blog entry by smgiles

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... happen when you bomb another country to bits and block them from receiving food...)   From Sliema, I took the bus to Valletta where I went to the National War Museum.  I had been hoping to learn more about the Maltese experience in World War ...

Valletta en Mdina, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta en Mdina

A travel blog entry by niki72

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... op schema aan in Valletta. Het binnenvaren is erg mooi. We varen langs de oude stadsmuren tot het volledig vernieuwde Valletta waterfront. Hier hebben ze 250 jaar oude en vervallen pakhuizen omgebouwd tot trendy café's en restaurants waar niet alleen ...

The Next Chapter, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The Next Chapter

A travel blog entry by 0wley

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... ways and means to impress Victoria as if I was a local! The only difficulty of the day came from finding a decent park! Fortunately Valletta is a gorgeous town to get a little lost in so wandering around wasn’t a chore at all, it wasn’t until ...

Malta, da bomb!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta, da bomb!

A travel blog entry by katgoaway

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... took about 4 hours. Plus our little foray into the casino which lasted about an hour. Then a quick walk through a small bit of Valletta itself, and we were back at the duty free buying Kier some wine to bring aboard, and me a piece of Mdina glass. ...

history of a nation, Valletta, Malta travel blog

history of a nation

A travel blog entry by cockystravel

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... of archeology.  4 a little islandit was amazing with a farming history dating 5200 bc. Set off our self walking malta experience tour. Guide had difficulty finding the start!, Walked through gardens, saw the water polo pool, the headquarters of the ...

Valletta Me Outta Here, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta Me Outta Here

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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... the local prison along the way. She points out, as a matter of fact, “the fine prison gardens.” If you come to Valletta, Malta, we would urge you to forego the expensive excursion and, instead, buy a ticket for the open top, hop-on-hop-off ...

Bureaucracy, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Bureaucracy

A travel blog entry by lamyers56

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... off the main nave of the church and one was more ornate than the next.  It was amazing! There's very little green in Valletta but they do have these Upper and Lower Barrakka gardens. We went to the upper because the view is supposed to be ...

Day 1: Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Day 1: Valletta

A travel blog entry by ashleyrussell

... the Grand Harbor and Fort St. Angelo, admired the pigeons on the streets and the cacti and flora. Old Town Valletta: a walking tour, admiring the architecture and culture of Valletta National Museum of Archeology: learned many things here, including that ...

Saltwater Farewell, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Saltwater Farewell

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... just something you take for granted in Australia, you expect that everyone can swim well. On Friday I wanted to take one last look at Valletta, so I caught the ferry over to check out the National War Museum at Fort St. Elmo, which is on the head of the ...

Fun on the buses, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Fun on the buses

A travel blog entry by sallyb42

Headed off to market this morning but weather and buses not working in our favour. Had a nice time in Valletta though. Raining again this evening :( tomorrow will be sunny ...

Malta, Medina, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by sandraladeeda

So amazing....could hear the nuns singing throughout the ...

Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta

A travel blog entry by stumblebum

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We could not visit Malta without spending a day in the capital city Valletta. We took a local bus into town and spent the best part of the day strolling around the pleasant pedestrianised streets, shops and view points. The city is contained within very ...

Temples and Grand Masters Palace, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Temples and Grand Masters Palace

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... pay it either.  So we left her and the taxi dropped me off at the bus stop in Zarriejk.  After a while the bus to Valletta pulled up, right on time, and it was followed by the other bus - which would be on schedule after skipping one trip.  ...

Our Last Day in Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Our Last Day in Malta

A travel blog entry by the.sheehan

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... a waitress, and once served Charlton Heston. Apparently she had no idea who he was. I feel old. Next stop is the Valletta library. We go into a large room. The walls are lined with bookcases that look like they house ancient manuscripts. Louis says ...

At Sea Day #1 - Time to Sit Back and Relax, Valletta, Malta travel blog

At Sea Day #1 - Time to Sit Back and Relax

A travel blog entry by andbrown

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We spent a fairly quiet relaxed day on the ship. After a late wake up and a quick breakfast, it was time to head to the spa for a bit of relaxing. Darrell took some time to explore the ship while I was wrapped up like a sushi roll covered in seaweed. ...

Exploring the island of Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Exploring the island of Malta

A travel blog entry by nicolapollard

... hop off bus as they run every half n hour (apparently!) and would take us round the north and south. The buses actually start in Valletta but they run a shuttle service to St. Paul's bay. It didn't take long for a shuttle to pick us up but it took ...

Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by corky26

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... was Bridget and she was passionate about her country especially her president. Who we got to see 3 times. Our first stop was Valletta. A city different to any city we had seen so far. It was a beautiful city over looking the harbour with walls ...

Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... is still an important pillar of life here-the newspaper prints the Prime Minister's daily agenda and the Archbishop's side by side! Valletta will be European Capital of Culture in 2018, so there's a lot of restoration work going on across the island... ...

on my way to spring break!!, Valletta, Malta travel blog

on my way to spring break!!

A travel blog entry by frannycat

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Wow this past week has gone by so fast!! I don't even know where to start with my week. In the time that has lapsed, I finally bought a raincoat (thankfully because it just started pouring for the last few days!!), ended up getting the job at that bar ...

The Living Fortress, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The Living Fortress

A travel blog entry by squidwilk

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Excursion:    Valletta - 3.0 Visiting Malta's capital of Valletta is like visiting an open-air museum. Hundreds of monuments are hidden inside the massive fortification walls and shops are everywhere, squeezed together by high-rise ...

Malta, day one, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta, day one

A travel blog entry by mavis.meyer

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... Fort St. Angelo.  This was my first real view of Malta's urban scene.  After that I went on a walking tour of Valletta, which was very old and charming.  I also saw the National Museum of Archeology that housed many artifacts from Hagar Qim ...

Friends and family day, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Friends and family day

A travel blog entry by jane.bezzina

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After breakfast Rose and I set off to visit Sister Tarcisia Ruggier, a 90 year old nun of the order of the Ursuline Sisters. This wonderful woman was the Mother Superior when my Auntie Maria Scolastica was still alive. I have kept in touch with her since ...

Klein aber fein, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Klein aber fein

A travel blog entry by kleinmeli

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... schönen Blick auf den "Grand Harbour".  Außerdem geht dort ein angenehmer Wind, lädt zum Ausruhen ein. Also wer nach Malta kommt, sollte sich Valetta auf keien Fall entgehen lassen. Auch wenn es sicher die einzige Hauptstadt ist, bei der man in ...

Valletta Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta Malta

A travel blog entry by kiwicruisers

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... of our time. By the time we did get to Mdina we only had about half an hour to look around. It is an amazing place and Malta itself is much bigger than we had imagined. Eventually the usual four of us made it back to our taxi and asked him to take us ...

Hagar Qim and Mnajdra, Zurrieq, Malta travel blog

Hagar Qim and Mnajdra

A travel blog entry by tazan007

Today we went to Hagar Qim and Mnajdra temples. They date back between 3600 B.C. and 2500 B.C. I thought they were amazing. Just think of how huge the rocks are and how these people in that day and age without the kind of knowledge we have about ...

Our 24th Anniversary on Our Way to Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Our 24th Anniversary on Our Way to Malta

A travel blog entry by rambling_roamer

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... morning when we started out.  Since there were ten of us they had a minibus for transportation. We began with a tour of Valletta, including Baraka Gardens which overlooks the harbor -- you can take an elevator to get there -- and is where they shoot ...

Malta - Valletta and Mdina, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta - Valletta and Mdina

A travel blog entry by brett_n_jen

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... sister church of the Co-Cathedral.) Before we knew it, we were back on the bus with a smidgen of knowledge about Malta, their burgeoning film industry (think Gladiator, Game of Thrones, and the unreleased By the Sea starring Brangelina) and another tick ...

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