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Travel Blogs from Sliema
Getting back on the bus (nearly 3 hours later), I next got off in the ancient fishing village of Marsaxlokk. The town is renowned for its brightly coloured fishing boats, being home to 70% of the Maltese fishing fleet, and its top-notch seafood restaurants (and there were a lot of them). The fishing boats are painted boldly in blue, red and yellow, with watchful 'Eyes of Osiris' on the bows to ward off evil spirits. The town has a very relaxed feel. ...
... St Johns Co-Cathedral. It was built by the Knights of Malta in the 1500’s when La Valette, the Grand Master built the city. They used Turkish slaves to build the church. The knights are buried beneath the floor of this Cathedral, each with marble inlay panels commemorating their lives and positions.
Walked around Valetta, looking at both the old and new buildings. For lunch we stopped at a Spanish restaurant, Tico Tico. It was a friendly place ...
... couches and giggled. When people started to dissipate, Nicole and I jumped in a mini bus taxi with a bunch of older people who had helped to event manage the evening. They paid for a majority of the journey, and Nicole and I got a lift all the way from Paceville to Ta’Qali for just 3 euros each!
We walked through Coconut Pub which was deserted, and went into another bar but left because our ear drums were being blown away. We somehow ended up with pizza in our ...
I think I become most lonely when I get a bit of time to myself after having non-stop fun. It’s usually when I’ve just moved to a new place. I don’t know anyone, I don’t know where anything is, and I don’t have any concrete plans.
I’m not going to lie. What I’m doing is hard. Travelling alone, when I have so many great things back in Australia, is really difficult. I get lonely and it hurts on the inside ...
... numerous cave formations for just a short visit before returning us to shore.
Our last five days in the Maltese islands were spent on Malta's smaller and less busy sister island, Gozo, where we rented a beautiful old farmhouse located in the centre of the island in Xaghra. It even came with our own swimming pool and neighbourhood cats! We spent a day enjoying our private home, local wine, prickly pear liquer and the late summer sun. The weather has officially started ...
Other places to stay in Sliema
124, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Wonderful Holiday
- Nice for the price
- Well Recomended
Tigne Seafront, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- No no no
- Simply the best
Sir Adrian Dingli Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Nice island, shame about the hotel
- Very disappointing
- Run on a shoestring and needs a total refurbishing
High Street, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $169
Graham Street, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- OK, you get what you pay for.
- Not a 4 star hotel at all!
- A mixed bag
Gorg Borg Olivier St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- Excellent Hotel
- Not as good as expected
- An excellent 4 star hotel
173, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Hughes Hallet Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Building Work
- You get what you pay for
- Hated the Plevna
Windsor Terrace, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $53
- Kein 4 Sterne Hotel
- Not 4 Star
- If your out all day, and night then its perfect!!
Rudolph St, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- Small but pleasant hotel
- Better than the review led me to believe!
- Pictures not worth a 1,000 words
138 Tower Road, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $43
Tigne Sea Front, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $66
117 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Matthew Pulis St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $118
76 Cathedral Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Ghar il-Lenbi Street, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $48
248 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Not so good....
- A friendly hotel.
Triq Gorg Borg Olivier, Sliema | Hotelfrom $123
127 Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $53
59, The Strand Sliema, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55