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It is just as well that Maltese speak English as an official language as the many sources of their native tongue make it very tricky to learn. Originally Sicilian Arabic but with the layers of all the nationalities of the Knights of St John, then Napoleonic French, then English, it has now about 35% arabic, 30% italian, 20% english sources. Hence some words look decypherable in ...
... and certainly did not go inside any of them as we are a bit churched out. The outsides are beautifully carved and ornamented and I imagine the interiors are the same. The countryside has more of the family plots edged with exquisite stone walls and many magnificent vegetables.........cabbages, caulis, potatoes and so on. Citrus plots are edged with high cane fences as protection from the winter north winds. In Victoria (also known as Rabat) we wandered the ...
... was pretty cool. Later on we found out it was a practice run for the 50th anniversary of Mata's Independence from Britain which is this weekend so now looking for an event to go to.
Even though my dad didn't make his breakfast he still got up at silly o'clock for a shower to watch the news. Compared to yesterday we had a lie in for an extra hour and skipped the breakfast in the hotel for a coffee at the Apple's Eye. When we got back ...
... on the floor surface over which the tourists walk !
The buildings surrounding the harbor are older although a lot of them appear to have been rebuilt following damage from bombing in WWII. The outer areas are built in generally the same style but are obviously modernized, particularly in window fittings. Wood is in short supply and predictably, all buildings are constructed using the locally quarried limestone. Apparently, in the past, the ...
... with our choice and with Mary’s research to get us here!
Our car had been delivered and was awaiting us outside, it seats us all and is pretty practical. Joe gave me a quick run down on it, including the foot handbrake use, the parking rules in Victoria and together we located the catch to open the diesel fuel lid. I signed the paperwork and paid with the credit card the €280 for the week. I would tackle the finer points of actually driving it later.