Travel Blogs from Valletta, Malta

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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... ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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