Porto del Sol
Travel Blogs from St. Paul's Bay
... Paul's Island lit up with bustling restaurants. With nothing to do but wait, and most major businesses closed, we decided to head to the beach ourselves. After sunbathing for a few hours in 30 degree heat we cooked a simple pasta dish and went for a late night walk. The wind from the sea is cool and really picks up in ...
... Cliffs photo op
Catacombs of St. Paul
St. Paul's church and mass
Medina old town walking tour with
St. Paul Cathedral and Square Santa
Carmelite Chapel with elliptical dome
Medieval walls and bridge
Exploration time for Rabat and Medina
Mosta Rotunda Santa Maria Church
Lunch: Palazzo Club; Pasta Napolitana, Roast Pork with apple sauce, ice cream
On our fourth day, we visited the Tarxien Temples and the Hypogeum. They were very interesting but I was not expecting them to be set in the middle of the city. I expected them to be in a country or in a less populated area. Next thing was lunch at Marsoxlokk. This was the most interesting meal I tried. The fish soup wasn't as bad as I was building ...
We met our bus driver Kevin, that would be taking us around the country. We also met Victoria our travel guide. She was very knowledgable of the country and its rich history. The few times we rode around without her I was always expecting to hear her voice come on the speaker and start talking about cool Malta facts. We went into the capital of Malta Valetta. First we went to the public gardens and took pictures on the balcony. Then ...
... Sicily was something we heard every day here, really showing what pigs we have been. But that ill feeling still makes me smile in rather perversely, because in a sick and twisted way, we wanted to eat until we felt sick, because that's why we came to Sicily, damn it!!!
Our flight wasn't until late this evening, meaning that we had plenty of time to enjoy Modica before catching our plane for Valletta. While charming, Modica isn't ...