Traditional Maltese Farmhouse
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... It was fabulous. Dave was comfortable at the pool having met many Brits who are regulars here. We decided to go for happy hour at the hotel bar. Drink prices reduced, not early bird dinner. However, the food was good and the view was spectacular. We enjoyed Caravaggio labeled wine. Will check that out tomorrow. We will take a 9:00 shuttle to Valletta in the morning to retrace our steps on Independence day and see Caravaggio's painting.
So this morning we took ...
... Phoenicians, Romans, Normans, Arabs, British to name a few and although over 98% are now Roman Catholics, apparently the demographic mix is now 60:40 Arabic:European and the language has significant Arabic features.
Malta as a nation was awarded the George Cross by King George V for their gallantry in WWII and this, along with the Maltese heritage is worn as a badge of pride by the locals. The Knights of Malta feature strongly in the history ...
... that basically sold everything! We were only expecting fresh seafood but we found so much more. The fishing boats a very simple but very colourful and some are so small they look like they would sink if two people got in! There are a lot of restaurants lining the street of the markets so we enjoyed a seafood lunch of whitebait, calamari and prawns (which were surprisingly very small!). On the way back we stopped off in Valletta, the capital city, and being a ...
... In Malta, I became money-hungry. On my first full day, I took the five Euros that my host, Sergei Bychkov, had given me so I could make an extra key for his apartment. Instead, I used them to print copies of my travel stories. And I began selling them for a Euro apiece, on the streets of Malta's towns. I was like Pac-Man. Instead of eating gold pellets, however, I moved around collecting shiny one-Euro coins.
-----Chomp chomp chomp.
-----Euros Euros ...
Today was Chris' actual last day of teaching so we waited for him to finish work and then all three of us went on the bus to Mistra bay and another climb up the cliffs there. The view is amazing and you can see across the bay to Bugibba and also St Paul's Islands.
We headed back in the late afternoon to relax in the square in Bugibba and then we spent a lovely evening at the restaurant at the National Aquarium to celebrate Chris ...