Travel Blogs from Saint Julian's
... myself via gas inhalation. I forgot to ventilate after having the gas heater on in my room for many hours. My vision went a bit blurry and I started to get a migraine. At the time I couldn't figure out why…but then I stepped out of the room to go to the bathroom, and upon return was hit by a wall of gas. Argh! I quickly turned off the heater and opened up the window and door. I even checked on Google to see if I would die.
All in all, the day was a bit ...
... with some thought, planning and taste. In 2012, someone or somebody awarded Malta the best place in the world to retire, and a lot of Brits and other Europeans apparently are agreeing. Those cities are bustling with cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars and (in Paceville) clubs. Friday and Saturday nights were booming, and even Sunday night was happening.
There seemed to be three categories of partiers. The first is ...
... we really enjoyed. The fishing boats are very colorful and personalized, quite unique.
Lots of students enjoyed the outdoors here and, unfortunately, there were some serious injuries caused from jumping off rocks and cliffs into the sea: the most serious being 3 back injuries. One student was medevac’d to Germany for back surgery; such a shame, and they were warned!
Would we return – probably not, but it was a very interesting port of ...
... cultural property of exceptional
prehistoric value. This unique monument dates back to early antiquity
(about 2500 BC) and it is the only known example of a subterranean
structure of the Bronze Age.
The hypogeum was discovered accidentally in 1902 by a stonemason who
was laying the foundations of some houses on the island of Malta. Temi
Zammit, the ...
... have spoken English, but I know I heard some other language - which I had assumed was Malti. The men did definitely seem to have accents when they spoke English. I immediately assumed they must be spies of some sort. Or maybe smugglers - something definitely shady.
So I got to the Hypogeum twenty minutes before my admission time. I worked on my postcards but now I can't find the stamps I bought. I have one more place to look before I give ...