Il Palazzin Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... 700 BC, because of its strategic location on one of the highest points on the island and as far from the sea as possible. When Malta had been under the control of the Roman Empire, the Roman Governor built his palace there. Legend has it that it was here, in around 60 CE, that the Apostle St. Paul lived after his (historical) shipwreck on the islands. Mdina owes its present architecture to the Arab period, from 870 until the Normans conquered ...
Today we left the main island of Malta to travel to Gozo on the ferry – our relaxation part of the holiday was about to begin!
I'd been waiting for a calm morning in Gzira to get some photos of the lovely little brightly coloured boats that scattered the bay in front of our hotel. This morning Lynda woke me at about 5.30am with the news that it was pretty calm outside and I should break my sleeping in habit and go out for a walk.
It was a beautiful morning, warm ...
... filigree jewellery and looking at other knickknacks. We all found some jewellery we liked and chatted with the maker about its care.
Deciding that if we stayed any longer (over an hour already) we’d have no money left for our next stop, Mdina Glass, we walked from this village, with directions from a local, to the glass factory… it seems that either we didn’t listen well or they gave us a bum steer… as we finally arrived ...
... of them seemed to be doing much farming.
6) Gozo. Gozo is as much Maltese as Ireland is English. Gozitans openly dislike the Maltese, and vis versa. Luckily for us, they like the British, and feel compelled to tell us when we go. What's the difference? that little stretch of sea has meant the two cultures have developed apart. Gozitans are ultra religious (catholic), ultra traditional (pre-industrial revolution) and all part of one big ...
... 1649, and we were shocked to learn that the outer walls are four meters thick! It was the Knights' primary stronghold in the west of Malta, and was manned by 30 men, with ammunition and supplies to withstand a siege of 40 days. It’s in the perfect location because you can see lots of Malta, and over the water to Gozo as well. On the way out we tried on some fake armour. I have no idea how knights wore real amour! It would have been so heavy ...