TripAdvisor Reviews Etvan Hotel Valletta
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... a saint when it was believed she stopped the lava flow from Mt Etna.) The museum deserves a mention - up the steps and on the first floor there were glass cases of hundreds of samples of rocks, each labelled with Dymotape! The next floor contained more glass cases filled with an assortment of pieces collected by various people during their travels, and included a couple of Aboriginal artifacts (or souvenirs?), coins and medals. The most interesting ...
... on the bus with a smidgen of knowledge about Malta, their burgeoning film industry (think Gladiator, Game of Thrones, and the unreleased By the Sea starring Brangelina) and another tick on our map of another country that we’ve visited.
We may return here before we go back to England as four hours was not near enough time to get a real feel for the place.
Off to Sicily tomorrow – should be good.
Ciao for now. ...
... of the 3 planes, Faith Hope and Charity, which flew continuously with changing crew to suggest Malta was more heavily defended than it was. The ‘Times of Malta’ published every day, providing updates that helped coordinate essential services. Tunnels, caves and catacombs were adapted as air raid shelters and became virtual homes for many citizens. 4 square foot was the allowance per person although many people built their own which were bigger. Victory Kitchens were set up ...
... Cominotto and Filfla in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily. Malta is the largest island. Valletta is the capital city with 15,000 citizens. The Grandmaster Jean de la Valette built the city in 1565 after Malta's war with the Turks between the natural Marsamxett Harbour and the Grand Harbour. We got off the ship at Valletta 8:30am and had to be back by 7:30pm. We bought a 'CitySightseeing Malta' pass for the hop on ...
... 1900s. I think that the Maltese must be pretty tough. They seem to have had most empires that I've heard of have a go at invading them at some stage.
Louis drives us back to the hotel. We say our goodbyes. Issy says she is feeling a bit sad. I am feeling sad too. Louis and Lilly have been great hosts. We didn't realise there would be so much to see in such a small place, and we wouldn't have seen half of what we did without them. We talk about coming back soon. ...
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