Travel Blogs from Valletta, Malta

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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 ...

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... ...

Second Visit to Malta, Valletta and Mdina, Malta travel blog

Second Visit to Malta

A travel blog entry by storyquilter

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... shopper,  this wasn't nearly long enough.  We also had a walking tour of the central part of the town of Valletta.   Yeah,  I'm more convinced than ever that I won't be booking too many DCL excursions in the future.   Again, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Malteaser, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malteaser

A travel blog entry by garethmorgan

Tom Bar Eurovision songs everywhere! Smallest capital in the ...

Comino and back to Gozo, Comino, Malta travel blog

Comino and back to Gozo

A travel blog entry by tazan007

... 't say the public transport is all that great. I got better bus service in Chicago for a $1 then I did for the same price in Malta. The taxi driver was crazy. He went down on some super short cut at curves I thought we were going to die but he hit them ...

Pastizzis, Bragioli and Rabbit, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Pastizzis, Bragioli and Rabbit

A travel blog entry by sarahandsimon

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... and had another awesome dinner, where Sarah tried the local Lampuki fish which was yum. Today we went to an exhibition called Valletta- the living history, and learned a bit more about the various wars that Malta has been ravaged by. We then visited ...

Another Day Another Port Valetta Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Another Day Another Port Valetta Malta

A travel blog entry by askonsulting

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... of the Grand Master but did not go in. We were then taken to a glassworks which is one of the many crafts that exist on Malta. We had spare time there which was the last place I wanted spare time but I assume there are kickbacks for getting people to buy. ...

The heart of the fortress island, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The heart of the fortress island

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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... has other points jutting toward it that are also heavily fortified. You just have to google 2 things to learn all about Valletta and Malta: 1. "The Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta." 2. "The Great Siege of ...

Late start, Attard, Lija, Valletta, Sliema, Marsaxlokk, Malta travel blog

Late start

A travel blog entry by avalon_48

... some really nice spots though, like the Japanese garden near the Faculty of Arts building and there's a spectacular view of Valletta from the quadrangle.  Friday we also went to Valletta after orientation, mostly just to walk around and take ...

Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by pixycat

Arrived in Valleta just at dusk.  Coming in by sea created such a dramatic approach.  the old city walls are beautifully light and rise sheer out of the bay.  truly a jaw dropping experience. Spent the evening with several wonderful ...

Valletta forever, Valletta, Málta travel blog

Valletta forever

A travel blog entry by kriszat

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8:45 - 14:15 suli Majd felületen az egyik buszra és irány Valletta újra, hogy megnézzem azt is ami eddig még kimaradt. (Részletek később) Hőmérséklet: még mindig tart a nyári ...

You get what you pay for, Valletta, Malta travel blog

You get what you pay for

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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We moved from the Grand Harbour Hotel to the Grand Excelsior Hotel for the International Symposium on Fireworks . . . the difference was radical, but then so was the price. The Grand Excelsior had a view of the tourist town of Selima. The Grand Harbour ...

Magnificent Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Magnificent Malta

A travel blog entry by kazanddamo

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2 months if enough at work for us so we decided to take 2 days off and make a long weekend of it to visit Malta. A 3 hour flight gets you to the small airport in Luqa on the equally small island and there you meet the friendliest people on earth! Everyone ...

Valetta, Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valetta, Malta

A travel blog entry by sgordillo

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... Mdina de los tiempos de los caballeros y las cruzadas, en dónde teníamos una buena vista de la isla. En Malta, todas las construcciones son de colores claros, marfil, arena, cremas, blancos, lo cual la hace muy diferente. Malta en el pasado fue ...

Day Ones Beauty and Grandeur., Valletta, Malta travel blog

Day Ones Beauty and Grandeur.

A travel blog entry by misslemons

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... to use some of my electronics properly I made due to wait.   This first day in Malta we were transported to the beautiful capital of Valletta where we got to stand in the Upper Barracks Gardens overlooking a lovely view of the three cities and ...

Malta, Cospicua, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by canham.honeymoo

... had half a bottle of wine at lunch. (I jumped at the alcohol, cos although chris kept getting offered beer everywhere we went, in Malta the women don't seem to drink, so i had been fairly dry this whole trip). We had dinner at another cousin's this ...

Malta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta

A travel blog entry by robynmclennan

Valletta , blue grotto, malaxiakko, - what a wonderful city Malta is - we awoke to Amazing site as we entered the Port - lined each side with ancient buildings it certainly was the pick of the bunch thus far. We got off the boat about 10 and got the red ...

The Hypogeum, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The Hypogeum

A travel blog entry by saskcamino

... we travelled to see the Hypogeum.  This is an underground temple and burial site that is literally under the streets of Malta (specifically in the town of Paola).   The entrance was difficult to find because we were looking for a ...

The Knights of St John, Valletta, Malta travel blog

The Knights of St John

A travel blog entry by pammyk

... covered by a gorgeous mural painted by xx in xxxx.  Over the centuries, the various national groups within the Knights of Malta decorated the side chapels with fabulous works of art and stone work. Queen Elizabeth was visiting Malta that day, we ...

Valletta, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Valletta

A travel blog entry by lea_uros

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... male balkone, kamor lahko postaviš samo dva stola, pa še to enega zraven drugega. Nič kaj funkcionalno, ampak lepo. Sama Valletta je dolga cel 1 km in široka 600 m, tako da sva lahko na »easy« prepešačila celo in se vmes ...

Mosta, Mdina and much waiting at the airport, Qwara, Malta travel blog

Mosta, Mdina and much waiting at the airport

A travel blog entry by hmules

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... go to the Mdina experience, the best thing to do here is just wander the streets, and then take in the stunning views over Malta. After my days trek, I returned to the hotel, picked up the girls and sadly trundled off to the airport for a nasty shock. ...

chilling, boat trips, getting knocked out W Cup, Qwara, Malta travel blog

chilling, boat trips, getting knocked out W Cup

A travel blog entry by hmules

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We arrived late after the 3hr journey and had a real joy when we got to the hotel in Qwara to find out they'd only got record of 1 of our 2 rooms! Finally we got it sorted, and dumped ourselves by the pool and took in the blazing heat! We wondered down ...

Malta Now, Valletta, Malta travel blog

Malta Now

A travel blog entry by filshie

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... what sounded like an explosion went off at 8am. We opened the cabin curtain to a magical view of Valletta which is the main port of the island Malta. The locals welcome cruise ships with a fireworks display which is really just sparkles in daylight. The ...

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