Traditional Maltese Farmhouse
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... bed by 10 p.m. to have a few hours of sleep before we had to arrive at the airport for check-in. So we bought some wine, prosciutto, cheese, bread, and olives to have in our hotel room. It was simple but very tasty.
We managed to get to the airport without incident and we were checked in and through security by 4:45 a.m. We had toyed with the idea of sleeping at the airport instead of taking a hotel room that we would only use for a ...
... we enjoyed the beautiful Mediterranean views.
Thursday morning saw us in the historical centre of Birgu where the friendship relays were held.
Much comraderie was shared between the nations. Steve, Sue and Tim continued into Valetta for lunch and a tour of St John's Cathedral. The Baroque artwork inside the cathedral was intense.
We will farewell Malta in the morning as we have an early flight tomorrow to Rome.
Ciao from Malta.
Malta is a weird place.
It seems like the small desert land Anakin's parents live in star wars.
Dusty brown colourless place.
First night (21st), Andy, May, Hannah and I head out to town with a friend of May's. She ...
... we had arranged to pick him up at 07.00 in Nelspruit on Friday morning so we had to put the alarm on for 05.30 as it would take us forty-five minutes to get there from our accommodation in Hazyview. We were ready for the trip back to Cape Town and civilisation!
We had already completed our packing the evening before so, having dropped the keys off with the security guard, we left our ‘lodge’ on time. The very bumpy unmade road down to Hazyview town ...
... It struck me how much was closed by 8.00pm (like the UK) and how many people were out walking (like Spain).
After finding the stop (.45 & .15 btw!), I decided to employ me “don’t return the same way” policy. The result of this was a 15 minute walk taking around 40 minutes! No regrets though (aching feet aside) as it gave me an opportunity to see more of Sliema.
After my supper and some reading, I had an early night to rest for my day in ...