Day 3.  A Ferry to Gozo

Drawing back the curtains we were dismayed to find it was raining heavily and a strong wind was blowing.  Not to be deterred, we kept with our original plans and caught a bus (No.221) to the Gozo ferry terminal at Cirkewwa, taking approximately 30 minutes. During the winter months ferries depart for Gozo at 45 …

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Day 6.  St. Julian’s Bay, Malta

Fortunately the warm sunshine is continuing so after breakfast we took the Sliema bus (No.212) as far as Spinola Bay located in St. Julian's.  This charming, photogenic small bay with traditional fishing boats is lined on one side with numerous bars and restaurants and contains the largest proportion of 5 star hotels on the island. …

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Day 7.  A return visit to Valletta

A dull, breezy morning for our second visit to the island's capital, Valletta.  Buses from Bugibba run at approximately 15 minute intervals taking about one hour to reach Valletta.  Roads are both narrow and congested and the constant stop start motion of the bus always seems to make us feel drowsy. It was bustling as …

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Day 8.  Our final day in Malta

As we had arranged a late evening flight back to the UK we still had a complete day to relax in Bugibba.  Check out time was 11.00 am so we popped down to the spa for a post breakfast sauna before vacating our room.  We were pleasantly surprised to be able to retain our wristbands …

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