Grand Harbour Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... some stones and statues from the church. On a fine warm day we took a short ferry ride across the harbour to Vittoriosa. After having a coffee at the mariner, admiring the array of extravagent boats, we walked to the Malta at War Museum. A young guy, James gave an informative tour, explaining how the second World War effected the people of Malta. The museum had excellent displays, and information in English, and below there were still some air raid shelters. ...
... food was cooked for communities to eat at home. By 1943, over 175,000 people received food cooked in 170 of these kitchens. Propaganda pictures showed families receiving much more food than they actually did.
A ‘highlight’ was an audio visual display of Operation Pedestal, the effort to get the Ohio and 13 Merchant Ships into Malta to provide fuel and provisions to an island almost out of provisions and hence on the verge of surrender. There was a day by day ...
... off open top buses for 10 Euro each. This included 2 lines - the blue North Route (3 hrs) and red South Route (2 hrs). We completed both routes. Firstly we jumped on the North Route bus to Mdina. We followed a Mdina walking tour - Dungeons, Vilhena Palace & Museum, Cathedral Museum, Cathedral, Palazzo De Piro, Carmelite Priory, Palazzo Falson, Knights of Malta and Howard Gardens. It is a lovely medieval ...
... br> We have our siesta. Issy has written some postcards. She tells me we need to post them. I don't think she has written many postcards before. She hasn't left any space for the stamps. She asks me where she should put the stamps. I suggest that she puts them over the least interesting things that she has written on the postcards. She says that this is the addresses. I tell her I don't think it would be a very good idea to put the stamps over the addresses.
... from the ramparts. The ramparts are huge; they look to be about six storeys high. Louis tells us that these were built after the Great Siege under the direction of Jean Parisot de la Vallette after whom the city is named, to keep out invaders. The siege involved the Knights of St John keeping out the Ottoman Turks against overwhelming odds. I wouldn't mind betting they thought the ramparts would have been useful during the siege rather than after, but ...