Grand Harbour Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
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Our final day in Malta was spent aboard the south hop on hop off bus route. It's pretty amazing to think that one bus route can take you around half the country, and even more so that three bus routes and you've seen the whole country including the outer islands! Riding around on the bus through the outer streets of the Maltese capital Valetta was pretty cool as it gave us a chance to see the houses. The ...
... to the ones I remember. The population is only 410,000. Languages are English and Maltese..so everyone here speaks very good English. The entered the EU in 2004 and adopted the euro in 2008. It is 98% Catholic with 324 churches. Malta is only 93 km from Sicily and it is said, it can be seen on clear days from Malta. Without getting into all the history, I will add this.. With many countries invading and controlling Malta over the centuries, it finally was granted its independence ...
... minute half marathon and a little bit later I appeared with a PB of 1 hour 49 ! Wahoo PB at my age ! but it was down hill with a following wind. The only casualty was our supporter Elly who fell over and broke her camera, disaster! We soon recovered with a more leftover Pizza and decided to get on the bus to the opposite side of Sliema where we wandered along the coast enjoying the bright sunshine and Italian ice cream! We returned to ...
... many of which were symbols of the Order of St. John or one of its Grand Masters. There were lots of examples of the Maltese 8-point cross and we were told that the 8 represents 8 vows of the order, the 8 beatitudes and the 8 languages of the Order of St. John. The floor of the church was covered in inlaid marble, all tombstones of the Order of St. John or patrons of the church. The small chapels that lined the church honored the Grand Masters ...
... this is a romantic story, from France ... do you like philosophy? no? yeah, most people don't like philosophy ..."
-----People couldn't wait to get their hands on my stories, when I began with the above sales-pitch. 42% of them bought stories. Of those people, the average person bought 1.6 stories. It was easy to sell on streets that faced the sea, because people there were happy. It was difficult to sell in the town of Birzebugga, where the people ...