Travel Blogs from Malta
... steep hills and narrow streets where you need to back up if anyone else is coming - everywhere! I really feel like I need a third leg to drive it!
The handbrake is applied with your left leg onto a pedal that seems way too high up even for me. It is released using a lever and immediately releases, so the ‘gradual release hillstart’ that I would like to do is not at all possible…. It’s a case of ‘ride the clutch’ until you rev enough to ...
... St Johns Co-Cathedral. It was built by the Knights of Malta in the 1500’s when La Valette, the Grand Master built the city. They used Turkish slaves to build the church. The knights are buried beneath the floor of this Cathedral, each with marble inlay panels commemorating their lives and positions.
Walked around Valetta, looking at both the old and new buildings. For lunch we stopped at a Spanish restaurant, Tico Tico. It was a friendly place ...
I have travelled by
ferry from Sicily to Malta on the 4/6/14. Malta is an Island in the Mediterranean
just 2 hours south-east of Sicily. Malta has recently become an Independent
State of the EU.
Malta is ...
Well, we have just one more day and night on Malta. Traditionally this is where we have done our top ten kind of lists for our "The Trail is the thing" blogs.
We are finding it difficult this time because the trip has been so different than past trips.
That being said, here are some of the highlights (and a few low lights) of both the Gulf Coast of the U.S. and the islands ...
... Ippy and Rami, so I finally got to meet him. The man’s a bit of a legend in this house! We moved the hefty birdcage up to the top balcony with Victor’s help.
In the afternoon I did some more work on my laptop, choosing the best Airbnb advertising photos I’d taken for Ippy's Forrest Room.
That evening Damien came over with his brother’s family and gave me Toblerone and Perugina candy as a farewell gift. Victor and Damien ...