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Travel Blogs from Marsalforn
... that they had started 6 hours ago. They showed us one that they had all ready made took about 40 hours! Imagine sitting hunched up for 40 hours and fiddling with tiny wires. We decided we'd had enough of watching the Filigree so we walked over to the Pottery Crafting Centre. Unfortunately they were not making the pottery but painting it so we didn’t stay for long.
It was so hot that day so we spent about 45 minutes at the ...
... from traditional bands and local talent, stalls bursting with fresh strawberries, with farmers coming from the fields regularly. We stuffed our faces with strawberry pastizza and pancakes, and washed it all down with strawberry wine! Great to see what community means in this country, the very young and the very old engaged by the same activities and the harmonious mix of families and neighbours. We’re all strawberried ...
In the morning I met the new English guests – a couple called Peter and Deidre (who live in Hay-on-Wye) and their friend Anna (who lives in Oxford). We talked about Malta and I showed them some places to visit in Mdina.
I started off on my own adventure, reaching the Sliema ferry just in time to miss it! I figured this was the universe telling me 'Don't be afraid of the erratic bus system.’ I’ve been avoiding it since I arrived, so today was ...
... up by scaffolding’ with an expensive admission price, so I didn’t go in, but admired its historical magnificence from afar.
Continuing on, I saw many tiny paddocks, cactuses (or should I say cacti?) and sweeping hills from the top of the bus, before hopping off at Ramla Bay. I asked the driver how to walk to Calypsso Cave, and he simply said ‘follow the first path on your left.’ According to tradition, this is the ...
... that we weren’t sleepy, and tried to jump around, but it didn’t help.
Nicole went into town to get a new ID, but the place was shut. They have very strange opening hours in Malta, and it’s normal for shops to have 'siesta’ breaks in the middle of the day! On our walk home we saw Nicole’s friend Kim, who pounced on her, so happy to see her, which was adorable. I also spied an Australian ...
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