Grand Harbour Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Valletta
... and go out to see these caves where the water is just incredibly blue. It's all pretty otherworldly and beautiful. It was cool going on this small boat out into the Mediterranean. The tour didn't last long but it was well worth the price. After we rewarded ourselves for walking back up the hill with some gelato - have to keep the strength up.... The we were off to the Hagar Qim temples. These temples were built 3500 BC. It just boggles ...
... series of conquests. The most interesting episode in Maltese history begins in 1530, when the Knights of St. John arrived, establishing their earliest headquarters on the east side of the Grand Harbour. In 1565, the Turkish Sultan Suleyman attacked Malta with more than 35,000 of his finest troops. The defense of 541 Knights, was led by their Grand Master LaValette, as well as several thousand brave but untrained Maltese volunteers. This ...
... to a glassworks which is one of the many crafts that exist on Malta. We had spare time there which was the last place I wanted spare time but I assume there are kickbacks for getting people to buy.
We headed back to the vessel and on the way through the cruise terminal there was a pharmacy that was doing a roaring trade in cough mixture as half the boat is coughing –Vicki and I included.
Had an early night last night as we have some bug days coming ...
... we knew it would have changed but we couldn't even find the road, let alone the complex...however we had a lovely time looking around. On the way there we stopped at Mdina glass (for a little purchase), Golden Bay, Selina Bay, St George Bay and back to Valletta where we took the lift up to see the views of the harbour. It's clean, it's pretty, the people are lovely and we will return!! Sea days yesterday and today and then our final port of Lisbon tomorrow ...
... above all else, after spending almost 4 months on board you almost struggle to even comprehend a life other than this. I imagine a humorous comparative being of that on the International Space Centre, so isolated from the planet and then heading home to an alien land, I mean, I’m going to have to go to Sainsburys again! My biggest fear is that of bad habits, i’m so used to a culture of being waited on that once I’m home I’m scared I’ll ...