Romantica Xlendi Gardens
Travel Blogs from Xlendi
... the present – both as persons and in their palaces and buildings.
The stirring stories of the WWII defence of Malta really came to life for me visiting this place. While it was mostly an air battle against German and Italian aircraft launched from Sicily, just 90km away, the resupply convoys from Gibraltar also feature large in the stories. The arrival of the tanker "Ohio" and the fly in of the Spitfires from the Brit aircraft ...
... area, sea so clear and blue and calm. After another lunch out, a lighter one but still too much, we headed back home.
As we approached Ghasri from our usual direction we noticed the road blocked… cars everywhere, police directing traffic… mmmm… was this about the Festa? Not exactly, but a local horse race along our main thoroughfare! With tiny little horses pulling little trotting buggies. We were sent around another ...
... which was covered in plastic and had a big branch for her to perch on. She was sitting up on the cupboard surveying the room. She flew straight to Gabriel and was very affectionate. At first we were cautious of each other, but I fed her some tasty grains and she warmed to me. By the end of the visit she would fly to me, sit on my arm and attempt to eat my ring!
The Blue and Gold Macaw is a very majestic bird, but I’m not sure if you can ever be truly relaxed ...
Up at the crack of dawn. Today we're heading down to the south, to the fishing village of Marsaxlokk (Mar-sa-sch-lock), for the market and the 2km walk along the great southern bay. On the bus the man next to me said a silent prayer and lightly touched his forehead and shoulders to make a cross as the rattling bus passed a pair of cyclists. My boss agrees it's not more cycle lanes that are needed but a complete change in ...
It's Halloween tomorrow and we both have to dress up a bit at work so that should be fun! After Chris finished today he went to the fancy dress/top shop near to his work and picked us up some little bits, he also borrowed another €1 DVD from the movie shop!! We went to the supermarket ...
Other places to stay in Xlendi
Xlendi Bay, Xlendi | 4 star hotelfrom $69
St. Simon Street, Xlendi | 2 star hotelfrom $52
Xlendi Promenade, Xlendi | 3 star hotelfrom $76
- Terrific Hotel
- Dirty and Expensive
- Good Value for Money
Triq it-Torri, Xlendi | Hotelfrom $45
Gostra Street, Xlendi | 3 star hotelfrom $66