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    Malta – Part 2

    This part of the Maltese duo series sees me walking the silent city of Mdina, in awe of the island temples and a spectacular sunset in Anchor Bay. But first journey with me to Malta’s biggest sister island and home of the late Azure window, Gozo. We rose early for our Gozo day and snoozed through the bus trip to the ferry port in Cirkewwa town. Getting to Gozo from Malta is a pleasant 20 minute ferry ride and after a quick caffeine injection, courtesy of the cafe on board, we stepped onto Gozo soil at Mgarr harbour. With the harbour being at the lowest part of the island and…

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    Malta Part 1

    Somewhere between the beaches of mainland Europe and the African coast lies the quiet archipelago islands of Malta. Consisting of three inhabited islands and two sanctuary ones, these quiet lands were a popular beach destination up to the 90’s for those seeking a trip with many of the home comforts they usually enjoyed, in a much sunnier climate along with the bonus of English speaking locals. Whilst tourism rates have fallen since these times, the jewels that exist on these balmy islands are no less captivating and are just waiting to be explored. The Maltese town of Mellieha was the haven for our stay. Located in the northern part of…