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... four-year-old, easy. The thought of returning to these places brought a smile to my heart.
-----And within the countries I'd visited this year, there were some especially great places. The best places I visited were the following:
1. Nemrut Lake, Turkey
2. Matmata Mountains, Tunisia
3. Tozeur and Nefta, Tunisia
4. Tulgit, Ethiopia
5. Yerevan, Armenia
HM: Ghajn Tuffieha Beach, Malta
I ended my trip by visiting Italy, Malta, ...
Today we left the main island of Malta to travel to Gozo on the ferry – our relaxation part of the holiday was about to begin!
I'd been waiting for a calm morning in Gzira to get some photos of the lovely little brightly coloured boats that scattered the bay in front of our hotel. This morning Lynda woke me at about 5.30am with the news that it was pretty calm outside and I should break my sleeping in habit and go out for a walk.
It was a beautiful morning, warm ...
My first impressions of it were 'Wow, this is quite the tourist area'. There were travelers in shorts as far as the eye could see, despite the cold wind.Small, touristy shops littered the town, along with icecream stalls, clothing shops and coffee shops. Everything was a pale shade of sand, which contrasted nicely with the blue sea.
I ate a really nice fudge cake there which out-chocolated even ME. ...
Having tavelled to the south of the island to places such as Marsascala and Birgebugga, we are now at a traditional Sunday market in the fishing village of Marsaxlokk.
The market happens everyday but we were told it was "extended" on Sundays so we woke up to get an early bus to Valletta. Luckily we made good connections and ...
... the cars were speckled with sand. I later found out this was the effect of Sirocco, a wind that causes dry conditions in Northern Africa and storms in the Mediterranean. The wind carries sand from the Sahara desert and splatters it on every car, window and jacket on the island. I met took the bus along the coast and met Pheebs. We then took the bus to Valetta. It rained for five minutes and turned the sloping ...