Ta Petra Farmhouse
Travel Blogs from Gharb
... way through our visit. I tell Issy she now has a big responsibility as our only photographer. She says she thinks she can cope. We drive on to the Xaqqa Cliffs. These are very steep and high cliffs overlooking the sea on the south west side of the island. Louis points out a tiny island off the coast called Filfla Island. I ask him if anyone lives there. He says the army used to use it for target practice. I take this to mean no. We move on to the Hagar ...
... was right unless you were less than 5 feet tall! We went to Marsaxlokk, a fishing village, where all the fishing boats were brightly painted. We then moved on to the Blue Grotto a marvellous cave like area where the water is turquoise in colour. We then went to the Dingli Cliffs which is the highest point on the island. A wonderful view from there. There seems to be a lot of agriculture here ...
... tries your faith, a time that tries your strength, a time that tries your temperament, a time that tries your tenacity, in essence, it becomes a time that tries every part of who you are. People encounter a crisis when the trials they face are too much for them to bear and they fail to cope with the need of understanding the meaning of their experiences or enduring their magnitude. In fact, every person encounters the preliminary stages of a crisis numerous times ...
... for crops and stock.
All the buildings in Malta are made of the same stone, all quarried on the island, creating a lovely monotone theme. Quarries that are no longer needed are converted into farmland.
Our bus ride took us to overlook the blue grotto, the water so clear as there are no creeks or rivers nearby. We also went to a little fishing township, ...
Free day. After a few cups of tea I hopped on a bus. Not one for siting around all day, especially if the sun is out, I decided to go. Is it the ominously named 'three cities' opposite Valletta. We've never been there before so I thought I'd take the day to scope it out.
The most confusing point about the three cities is that each city has two names.
Just for fun road signs use ...
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