Traditional Maltese Farmhouse
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Xewkija
... sun shines through a small hole in a rock in one part of the temple and hits another rock on the opposite side only at dawn on the longest day of the year. In the other temple the sun does something similar, but on each of the longest and shortest days of the year and at the equinox. It feels like we are on the set of an Indiana Jones movie. The second temple, which is called L-Imnajdra, is about 600 metres down a very steep and slippery path from the first ...
... to be built of limestones block. It could have been a cross between Italy and North Africa. We watched for about an hour as the ship neared the harbour and slowly made its way in and did a 180' turn on its axis to dock. In doing so it looked as if it was filling the whole harbour cross ways. Our dock was right in the middle of town and it's hard to imagine that there is a more attractive and closer port area anywhere. We had lunch and walked ashore. Andrew ...
... where we got some food. Then we looked around at the different stores they had. They had some hand-made jewlery done with wires which was magnificent. Very tiny details which looked wonderful.
They also had a leather store, and various pottery stores. My favorite was the glass blowing, where I got to watch a man make glass ornaments from scratch. It was really amazing how hot the melted glass was, and how easy he made it look. He dipped the searing glass into ...
... stop so that I’d have to dismount into a pail of water. No amount of coaxing could get him to move, and he was dead set on standing right in that exact spot, having a chin wag with a pal who was already in a stall. I had to wait until one of the stable guys came to move the bucket, and we both shook our heads at the headstrong horse.
Stiff-legged, I managed to get myself home and start packing and tidying up, as I was to be picked up the next morning at 5:45 ...
Today I was feeling much better which is good news!!!! Bad news is that I have seen the weather forecast for the weekend and it's not looking good, rain and very strong winds blowing over from Italy. Maybe our plans will be ruined again, we will just have too see since you never know here in Malta! Work was fine for both of us, Chris is really ...