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On one of our walks around Valletta a road had been blocked off due to filming taking place near one of the buildings. I wasn’t able to find out what was being filmed but during my search I saw that Fort Ricasolo was being used as a film set for Gladiator II. Part of the [...]

No Comments CherryPie on Dec 9th 2023

We enjoyed our last breakfast in Malta before checking out of the hotel and leaving our cases with the concierge. Our taxi to the airport was due around 1pm leaving the morning free.

We walked into Valletta to visit Muza, the National Museum of Art, which is housed in the Auberge d’Italie. The Auberge building needed [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 30th 2023

After breakfast we set off on another bus adventure, this time to St Paul’s Bay to visit Malta’s National Aquarium. During our hour-long journey, we saw many different styles of architecture, landscapes and neighbourhoods.
The aquarium is split up into different zones that feature both marine life and the history and hidden treasures of Malta. There [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 29th 2023

It was a choice between visiting the fishing village of Marsaxlokk or the Hagar Qim temple complex.
We checked the bus time tables and found that the bus to Marsaxlokk would arrive earliest so we decided that we would go there for the day. Then Mr C noticed a bus that was heading to the temples [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 28th 2023

Overnight I came out with a cold which I am sure is why I was feeling out of sorts the previous day. Thankfully my runny nose had settled down before breakfast.
We caught a bus to Rabat where we visited the Wignacourt Museum which is linked to St Paul’s Grotto, the cradle of Christianity in Malta. [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 26th 2023

For some reason I was feeling out of sorts when I woke up, possibly because I could feel the beginnings of the lurgy coming on. We were a little late for breakfast but thankfully there was only a small queue.
After breakfast we had planned to catch the ferry to Birgu but the plan was flexed [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 24th 2023

We were up bright and early for a 7am breakfast in order to catch a minibus from outside the Phoenicia Hotel. At this time of day, the breakfast room was a lot quieter and more civilised.
We arrived at the collection point outside the Phoenicia Hotel in plenty of time. We waited and waited but there [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 22nd 2023

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