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Aug 28, 2016 - Last day in Malta

Last night John was allowed to choose the restaurant , we went back to one we had been to before , the waiters and waitresses are young and lovely . The guy that served us last night was 15 and very efficient , no problem for him to be serving the alcohol to us . The little girl has a friend there too and they have come from Serbia to work in Malta . So today we had a sleep in and went to breakfast at 9.30am , I had a look around our local shops and then walked to the beach , it looks far but it's not really , I hadn't taken much money and...

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Aug 25, 2016 - Gozo

Today we decided to do a tour to Gozo ( 25 mins away by ferry) we were picked up from the Main Street by minibus and taken to the port to board the ferry . We had Jennifer as our lovely guide. The day was cooler in the morning but warned up throughout the day, the ferry ride was about 25 minutes. Gozo is similar to Malta but much smaller , we got on our coach and they took us to an ancient temple site , I said to one lady I'd look at the photos later and think what are all these rocks ! We met some lovely people , I liked the Irish couple...

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Aug 23, 2016 - Valletta

We woke to the news of the earthquake in Italy , it's about 200kns from Rome and sounds like it has destroyed a town there . I can imagine how the buildings would crumble , they are so tall , lots of apartments . Hopefully they get some help , we don't go to Rome until 29th . Yesterday we took the bus from here which is a seaside village to Valletta ( the capital) and saw where all the action is . We are an hour from Valletta ,(the capital of Malta) . There is lots of building going on here , more and more hotels and apartments . The place...

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Aug 22, 2016 - Hello Malta

Today we got up at 4am to leave for Athens , it's our 3rd trip back to Athens but the only way to get to Malta. We had a 25 min flight from Crete and a connecting flight to Malta, we arrived at 9am. The taxi got us to Mellieha which is a beach resort away from the centre of Malta - the capital is Valletta. We are going to go there soon . We have a 7 day pass for the buses that take you all over the island . I can see that this is a holiday spot for families in the school holidays which finish next week . The view from our room is beautiful...

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