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Travel Blogs from Sliema
... was very, very windy but not cold. The ferry across the harbour between Sliema and Valletta was cancelled due to bad weather conditions.. I know it was windy but the harbour looked fairly calm - must have had something to do with the fact that the ferry goes around the headland to the ferry stop in Valletta.
Malta had a number of surprises in store for me - probably because I wasn't expecting them after a month in Italy: The first thing that came to my notice was that ...
... it was an ‘apartment warming’).
Lucky for us, Josh had scored the penthouse, so from his spacious balcony you could survey the whole of Msida, down to the marina and even all the way over to Valletta. Amazing! We found a ladder up to the roof and scored an even better view!
Josh had a lot of unpacked boxes, and during the night he rummaged through them, gifting me a Cisk hat and shirt, and a colourful iPhone case, which I ...
Today we spent the morning in San Anton gardens. The gardens are the grounds in the President's stately home, located in Central Malta in a place called Attard, a desirable and affluent area of Malta. When we arrived, we were surprised by the amount of people. We soon realised we had inadvertently chosen the day of a celebration, The Citrus Festival. (see link)
... they then got invaded by the French and then 'freed' by the English. In WW2 they got bombed by Germany. Funny thing is none of these wars are ones they wanted, they've only been invaded and bombed even though they've done nothing.
I liked the trip as a whole, only bad thing was that Malta's really hilly and the roads are thin and have no railings...
For my free day I decided to go back to the city of Valletta. I really didn't have a plan I just wanted to go down as many of the old trees and alleyways as possible. It was a good stretch of the legs.
To wrap all this up is hard to do. The experience I have not done justice to, all I can say is that if you ever get the Chance to visit Malta, DO ...
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 Terrance, 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