The Crown Hotel
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... is a medieval walled town situated on a hill in the centre of the island. Remains uncovered beyond the city’s walls suggest the importance of the general region to Malta’s Phoenician settlers. Mdina is commonly called the "Silent City".The town is still confined within its walls, and has a population of just under three hundred. Evidence of settlements in Mdina goes back to over 4000 BC. It was possibly first fortified by the ...
... lovely local wine.
After a leisurely and extremely filling lunch, we said goodbye to Joe and headed off for a swim. Lynda & Keith jumped from a height into the clear blue sea… too scary for me! I had a swim from the shallows.
We tackled the hill back and I noted the improvement in my skills driving the large 7 seater van we hired – no stalling on the hill, changing gears with ease on the slope, back at the house in no time.
A swim in ...
... filigree jewellery and looking at other knickknacks. We all found some jewellery we liked and chatted with the maker about its care.
Deciding that if we stayed any longer (over an hour already) we’d have no money left for our next stop, Mdina Glass, we walked from this village, with directions from a local, to the glass factory… it seems that either we didn’t listen well or they gave us a bum steer… as we finally arrived ...
... of them seemed to be doing much farming.
6) Gozo. Gozo is as much Maltese as Ireland is English. Gozitans openly dislike the Maltese, and vis versa. Luckily for us, they like the British, and feel compelled to tell us when we go. What's the difference? that little stretch of sea has meant the two cultures have developed apart. Gozitans are ultra religious (catholic), ultra traditional (pre-industrial revolution) and all part of one big ...
... 1649, and we were shocked to learn that the outer walls are four meters thick! It was the Knights' primary stronghold in the west of Malta, and was manned by 30 men, with ammunition and supplies to withstand a siege of 40 days. It’s in the perfect location because you can see lots of Malta, and over the water to Gozo as well. On the way out we tried on some fake armour. I have no idea how knights wore real amour! It would have been so heavy ...