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... Palace. There are suits of armour lining the corridors. Issy says she has vivid memories of these and must have come here as a little girl. She says she found them very frightening, and they became her Boogey Man. The Palace has a large armoury full of weapons and suits of armour. The signs say the head armour weighed up to 10 kilograms. I think that maybe they all walked around with their heads tilted to one side. I wonder how they would ...
... off each day at noon and 4:00. I'd forgotten the gardens are built on a fort.
Way underneath this fort about 200 meters is the Lazarus War Rooms. You know - down all those steps... Built into the side of a mountain. This is where the British and American forces had their headquarters for the defense of Malta and the invasion of Sicily. We had an incredible, knowledgeable guide who told us so much about the war in the Mediterranean. In school ...
... to Valletta, we visited the Grand Masters Palace, and St. John's Cathedral which is home to tombs of 400 Knights of Malta. There were many beautiful paintings, some by Caravaggio and again sumptuous decorations everywhere. We finished our tour in the Upper Barrakka gardens, they were a big disappointment after the build up in the literature, then back to the ship for a late lunch. We had a late dinner with very pleasant company, a stroll around the ship then an early ...
... the hotel in Valletta. So begins a new journey. Can't believe I got to Palermo for a posted 4:30 bus but it left at 4. Which means I am getting the 5:30 bus which arrives at 8. An hour before take off. Damn. Need to pray to the flight gods. THE EAGLE HAS LANDED Talk about luck! I arrived at the checkin counter 45 min before takeoff..however the check in line was backed up to the entrance..WOO HOO...a huge group of school kids on a special trip..well they were either returning to Malta ...
... br> 1. Roma Mesigin - Tomsk, Siberia to European Russia - 2500 km
2. Viktor - Ural Mountains to Tomsk - 2000 km
3. Mike - from Sault Ste. Marie to Kenora, Ontario - 1200 km
4. Mamadou Mbengue & Seri - Dakhla, Morocco to the Senegalese Border - 1200 km
5. Klaus Menck & Lazarus - Clanwilliam, South Africa to Mariental, Namibia & to Solitaire, Namiba - 1071 km
Aah. No more lists left inside of me. Now, I felt better.
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