Romantica Xlendi Gardens
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... very rustic, certainly a different league from what we have gotten used to with our evening meals. Oh yea by the way when I say we had a choice for our main meal, although there was a choice offered everybody received chicken! The wine tasted a cross between battery acid and vinager. Our guide appeared shouting above the noise of the dinners, by now at least six other tours had arrived and the room was heaving, "have you had your pudding yet, if so you have to go to ...
... which included a surgery, birthing room and dormitories. All this in the three cities was possible due to the fortifications built by the Knights. The Musuem and in particular the air raid shelter was extremely interesting. Nest was the Roman Inquisitor's Palace. This was originally built by the Knights as a law court but when they moved to Valletta it was derelict for many years. After the Reformation the pope at the time (can't remember who) ...
... the two of us and the boatman!) What a ride! At times we were both off our seats in the air the chop and swell were so big, but the boat and man never missed a beat!! Quite exhilarating! Out through the cave and along the cliffs, Azure Window, into the Gozo Blue Grotto ( more than made up for the one we missed out on!) and into the cave with the pink coral. Best $7.50 for a long time! Several other places I won't bore you with - red sand, wells, grottos, churches, forts ...
... medical center. For shoppers: several gift shops, photo gallery, art gallery and an ATM, of course. Every evening, they leave a list of activities available for the following day. Your cabin key is very important. It is your ID, credit card and boarding & disembarking pass. So, you must have it on you at all times. Interestingly, our passports were taken away from us when we boarded and not returned till we disembarked. We were told it ...
... relaxed atmosphere, a good intro to Malta!
After check-in and unpacking, we were off to do some shopping for food essentials. Lots of tiny little shops selling everything.
Dinner at Tre Angeli, just down the road. Average food.
Not much else happened today... we were all very tired and planning a big busy day tomorrow!
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