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Laid here at 2.47 am not able to sleep. My toes are wriggling with excitement! My head is filled with airports, shows, weather, outfits, cocktails....the list goes on ! ;) Know I need to sleep but it just not happening! Had a lovely pre holiday day little wander round Trafford ...
The day is here....425 days of planning, list making, blog reading, forum reading - I feel like we are heading for a trip round the world !
Sat morning-We are just about packed and good to go when Michael suggests...Why don't you make a blog?
Never done one before - so I thought it ...
... to assist in identification).
The accommodation was fine, not too flash but perfectly
adequate. After a shower and confirmation that rigorous baggage handling did
not damage anything, we went downstairs for tea followed quickly by bed. The
longer evenings were noted, but as bed was a priority plus it being cold
outside, we did not explore.
... a window seat (hooray, my favourite) and had great views once we had cleared the rain clouds over Malta.
I managed to spot the mountains of Corsica then the weather really cleared as we crossed the snow-capped peaks of the Pyrenees; the good views continued and I saw the Eastenders map come to life as we flew over London. The sun was shining as we flew ...
... we were staying. The journey was great in that it gave us good views of quite a bit of Malta, and the temperature read-out at the front said 18°C, so we were very happy! Our overriding impressions were of grand-looking houses interspersed with derelict ones, and fields separated by rubble walls or hedges of prickly pear.
The Dolmen Resort Hotel is on the promenade overlooking St Paul’s Bay, and our first impressions ...