Traditional Maltese Farmhouse
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Xewkija
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The first day in Malta was dominated by rain clouds and we received about 18mm of rain, which is apparently very unusual and disrupted traffic! Thankfully by 2:30pm, it had cleared enough for me to go for a walk along the foreshore. The northern side of the harbour is dominated by restaurants, stores and shops and so I checked out ...
... way and some are completely a mystery. Żbib- raisins, grazzi- thanks,żaffran-saffron,skola-schoo l,pulizija-police,filgħaxija tajba-good evening.and for a little french addiju-goodbye. There are other confusing (for us) influences. The housing all in yellowish or offwhite limestone, and recently in rendered cement block looks arabic with flat roofs and ...
... WAS awe inspiring! Every square centimetre was gold reliefs, classical painters eg Carravaggio, sculptures, marble tombstone flooring. Never, ever have I seen anything quite like it! Took our overloaded little brains out into the breeze and back to wait for the bus to take us home for a G&T before our stroll to somewhere for dinner. What a first day! Our bus today was a Hop On Hop Off open top, ...
... around and taking pictures of the wonderful landscape. The window itself, as well as the Blue Hole and the Inland Sea, were all quite spectacular. We also walked up the hill to the watch tower where we got a good view across to fungus rock, where a special fungus grows that the Knights thought had magical healing properties and was very valued and expensive! They even set up a zip-line across to the rock so they could harvest it. Next we drove to the Basilica of the Blessed ...
The ferry from Pozzallo, Italy carried me to Malta. Our boat entered the richly blue waters of the main harbor. The harbor, with many inlets branching off of it, reminded me of a smaller version of Darling Harbour.
-----But, unlike Sydney's famous harbor which was bordered by silver city AND green nature, Malta's harbor was completely surrounded by city. Old and stunningly beautiful architecture covered the hills rising up from the water. Churches ...