St. Joseph Home Hostel
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-----THE FOREIGNERS -
-----Foreigners flocked to Malta. The island's population swelled, with North European tourists, elderly Brits seeking a cheap and sunny retirement, African immigrants trying to reach Europe. Young people came from Serbia, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Czechoslovakia, Serbia, Italy, and the Spanish crisis, to work here and make this their home. Most of these young people were free and independent, beautiful ...
... Here, there are stunning views of white cliffs and blue sea. We headed south along the cliffs to the pool. It was deserted, and although we wouldn’t be swimming that day (the sea was choppy) it was so tranquil. We had our picnic and sunbathed in this glorious and isolated spot.
We made our way round the edge of the cliffs. The scenery was stunning! The long walk back was equally as relaxing, as we made our way through fields back down to the ...
... I’ll be able to take the paperwork and be issued a Maltese residency card (part of my working holiday visa).
At one point Hayley and Iva stopped by, so we sat on the sidewalk and chatted in the sunshine. Hayley saw a handsome boy she liked, so I went running after him for her, but he got away. Unfortunately true love didn’t prevail that day!
Later Tia arrived and sat with Josh and I. She was sketching a really beautiful daffodil ...
... myself via gas inhalation. I forgot to ventilate after having the gas heater on in my room for many hours. My vision went a bit blurry and I started to get a migraine. At the time I couldn't figure out why…but then I stepped out of the room to go to the bathroom, and upon return was hit by a wall of gas. Argh! I quickly turned off the heater and opened up the window and door. I even checked on Google to see if I would die.
All in all, the day was a bit ...
... 2004. Malta has a long Christian legacy and, according to Acts of the Apostles, St. Paul was shipwrecked here. Today, the majority of its population practices Catholicism.
The approach to the Harbor was quite stunning with its medieval walls, and the Capital City of Valletta located majestically above, all in a rather bland limestone material. The Valletta architecture made up for it with its many stunning churches, cathedrals, castles, forts, etc. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSt. Joseph Home Hostel Ghajnsielem
A comfortable stay in a beautiful setting. Hostel has patios facing the sea on the first and second floors. Also has a library. Had my own room with bathroom for 13 euros! Breakfast was included (toast, cheese and ham, coffe, tea, juice). There was a grocery store within walking distance. The hostel was on the bus route to the captial city Victoria.
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