Il Palazzin Hotel
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... an old underground tunnel. Once leaving we made our way to the Grand Masters Palace and not only got to see the amazing Gobelin Tapestries but also was able to experience a Mattia Pretti art exhibit showcased in the Palace. In the Tapestry room we were not allowed to take pictures for the safety of the Tapestries themselves and the lights in the room were kept dim. However despite the lack of light the impressiveness of the ...
We went to Valletta today. We started in the upper Barrakka Garden. Walked around the shops and squares of Valletta. We went to the national museum of archeology. It was pretty cool. After that we went to St. John's Co-Cathedral. It was absolutely gorgeous. All the details and statues and the architecture was amazing. It had to ...
... with ornate churches.
Malta is again useful in the First World War, this time as a medical center for Allied forces; it was nicknamed the Nurse of the Mediterranean by those who recuperated here. During the Second Woirld War Malta was carpet-bombed continously from 1940 to 1943 by Axis bombers seeking to again conquer this strategic base for Mediterranean supply lines. Now called the Second Great Siege, again the ...
... Sailor's Arms opposite the hotel. The bar was run by locals, unlike most others as we would come to find out. The food was excellent and prices were about the cheapest in Europe we had experienced. We would come to appreciate it for its coffee and brandy for €2 per head. By the time we had eaten, we were able to check in. Our room was basic and a bit tired but would do nicely. We changed and went down to ...
... the toilet. Unfortunately, by the time I left - around 4:30, the good afternoon light was pretty much gone. I went to the church down a few streets with the dome visible from the hotel rooftop. This church had a rotunda rather than a nave. Most of these churches don't seem to have the medieval cross design but have a central nave with a row of side chapels facing toward the nave on both sides.
I think this was my last church for the day. I ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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