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Getting back on the bus (nearly 3 hours later), I next got off in the ancient fishing village of Marsaxlokk. The town is renowned for its brightly coloured fishing boats, being home to 70% of the Maltese fishing fleet, and its top-notch seafood restaurants (and there were a lot of them). The fishing boats are painted boldly in blue, red and yellow, with watchful 'Eyes of Osiris' on the bows to ward off evil spirits. The town has a very relaxed feel. ...
My farewell party was still going strong as the sun came up. There was an absolutely gorgeous sunrise! Ahhh...the perks of getting up early….wait…the perks of not going to bed?...
A group of us decided to have breakfast together, but nowhere was open. Gabriel kindly offered his boat, the Nyx, for us to cook on (it was moored very close by in the Manoel Island Yacht Yard). We visited the corner shop and bought sausages, beans, bacon, eggs ...
... fishing boats (Luzzus) and statues, dedications to the industry which brought prosperity. We survived the crowds and decided to double back on ourselves and head along the rocky coastline towards Birzebbugia (burr-ze-boo-ja) a sleepy bay to the west. We weren't sure what to expect, we rarely do, so imagine our surprise when we were greeted with stunning turquoise waters stretching, uninterrupted, to Northern Africa. Along way ...
Day after Chris' birthday and back to work again. It's funny that back to reality is only 'living and working on a Mediterranean island'!! Can't complain can we. Work is busy for me, since I am the only intern left in my section that works all day, all the others have finished their three months! But it's good to be busy, definitely makes the day go a lot ...
... lining the coast in some areas. We had just a couple of days here prior to the arrival of Troy's sister to get used to the area and to adjust to being back in an English speaking country with a huge British influence. Our hostel was phenomenal, which made our stay on Malta all the more enjoyable. It was only a couple of months old and located in Sliema, which offered us easy access by bus or ferry to anywhere of interest.
We decided to rent a car for the first few ...