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Baroque and Roll in Valletta, Malta

17/01/2019 by .
Capella Gabetta w Avi Avital

In recent years, Valletta, once a British garrison town, has been cleverly changing its image. Malta has long been a popular package tour destination, perfect for Brits who want sunshine where everyone speaks English and where they serve up meat and two veg.

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The Best of Malta and Gozo in 72 hours

27/11/2013 by .
malta harbour c andy mossack

Perched high up on one of Valletta’s gigantic medieval bastions overlooking the Grand Harbour and halfway through a glass of kinnie, the local non-alcoholic drink made from tart oranges and savoury herbs, here I was thinking of Sam Cremona.

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Malta and Gozo Introduction

27/11/2013 by .
Gozo c Andy Mossack

This duo of Mediterranean islands may be on the small side, but lying close to Italy, they are so strategically important, former rulers lined up to fight over them.

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The Changing Face of Valletta

25/11/2013 by .
Malta Nov 15th 128

There’s a large gateway guarding the huge bastion walls of Valletta, Malta’s historic capital that has recently been the subject of much debate.

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