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Big rooms, ensuite, old but clean and serviceable. Fan in room. Basic but on the beach.
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... wrong bus and then we got off at the wrong stop... It was quite the disaster!). In Malleiha they have the red castle which we visited. Unfortunately Malta is still in siesta mode and the castle was closed so we killed an hour and a half walking up and down the road to the coast. It was the very pretty. The red castle was pretty cool too. It was a small fortress used during the war. The bottom level we as used to store water ...
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Anyway – the floor, and the cathedral did not disappoint! The floor was spectacular – covered with tombstones sporting skeletons, bats, and all manner of knightly pride in the most amazing detail. The cathedral walls were decorated in the height of the Baroque period – with walls made of carved stone and coated in gold. Clever paintings ...
... dropped away to reveal gorgeous beaches below, and freighters steamed by in the Gozo Channel. We were the only ones in the preserve, and all that could be heard was the breathing of horses and the uneven strikes of their shoes on rocks. As we headed closer to home, the sun was fully setting, bathing the world in pastel peaches and oranges. When we reached the stable yard, I said a quick goodbye to Gin, who – just like the jerk he really was – ...
... with me about an ancient temple in his paddock back home. He also encouraged me to book a ticket to see the Maltese Hypogeum (the only known prehistoric underground temple in the world), because apparently it has amazing acoustics, and is worth the expensive entry fee.
We got a group together and played Kings Cup. I always love it when a game of Kings works out! Everyone was laughing, drinking and having fun, and I loved introducing them to the ‘Goggles Up!’ ...
... other airlines until he was finally able to settle in Birgu, Malta. He’s travelled the world on stand-by and his only regret is not visiting Russia. When I asked him how come he’s never been, he threw the question back at me. I said: “well, you know, Russia...”. He smiled and said that’s exactly what he always answered to others as well. I should of asked John about the German Auberge, I wouldn’t of spent ...