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Travel Blogs from Marsalforn
... breakwater we do a 180 degree turn, and back the ship in. Nothing to it. Parallel parking at its finest. As soon as the ship was cleared we were one of the first off. However, when we got on the pier we found out quickly some brilliant port person wanted to make our life difficult. All we needed to do was walk off the ship, out the gate, across the street, and we were gone. How difficult is that? Did this happen? No. We had to walk halfway to Spain just ...
... on Gozo (only a day or two ahead of Brad Pitt!) and on a bus heading up the hill towards the center of town.
There are plenty of things to see on the west-side of Gozo that we didn't make it too. We were too tired, feeling the effects of too much sun and pretty much done with sightseeing. We wandered around Gozo centre, up the hill to the Citadel and the old Cathedral and Prison, found a lovely spot at the top for lunch. Looked down ...
... Hmmm. This street looks like a good place to sell stories. I think I'll turn down here.
-----Chomp chomp chomp.
-----Oh no! It's a conservative Maltese guy. Turn around!
-----Euros Euros Euros.
-----Oh no. It's a boring pharmacist! Turn around.
-----Hmm ... there are lots of cafes, bars, and restaurants on that street. I think I'll turn down there.
-----Chomp chomp chomp.
-----Ooh! The salesman in a women's shoe store just bought ...
... it the Azure Pinnacle when the part inevitably drops into the sea. I can honestly say that the trip to the Dwejra Bay was one of the most amazing natural things I’ve seen for a while. It was now 4 pm, and although the weather had cleared, the sea was still rough from the earlier storm. The bay is punctuated by small tidal pools etched into the limestone which eventually drop away into the sea. The waves crashed up against the shore, ...
... up inside all day. We walked to Sliema and went wild on my favourite playground and exercise equipment by the water. Nicole discovered the climbing spider web made awesome echoes, and we accidentally made ourselves sick on the spinning wheel. Okay, who am I kidding? We knew we’d get sick, but it was fun at the time. When we stepped off though we felt REALLY dizzy. How do kids do it all day long?!
Other places to stay in Marsalforn
Marina Street, Marsalforn | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Ffriendly Calypso
- Can;t believe the negative comments
- Thank you Trip Advisor!!
Qolla Street, Marsalforn | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Vally Road, Marsalforn | Hotelfrom $92
Xaghra Road , Marsalforn | Hotelfrom $31
Qbajjar Rd, Marsalforn | Hotelfrom $60