Valletta, Malta Postcards | Travel and Life-style Diaries


I was in Malta final week for a quick vacation.

The view from our hotel area at Phoenicia is the Valletta fortified city, the Grand Harbour, and the 3 Cities. The view above is Valletta fortified city. It is just surreal to wake up to this view just about every day.

Malta’s iconic architectural function, its window balconies.

Just a quickie one particular to recharge me from the rigours of operate and every day life. At times its very good to set aside these issues when in a even though to pursue the discovery of a new nation, new culture and new meals.

These are just a couple of of the virtually 1,000 images I took of Malta. In specific, these images are of Valletta, the capital of Malta.

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Stories to adhere to in future posts, so these are just a couple of of the images of Valletta.

My pal and I stayed at the Phoenicia Hotel and this is their attractive lounge and lobby.

The principal thoroughfare of Valletta, Republica Street.

These ubiquitous and conventional Maltese window balconies typify Mata’s architecture and history. 

The streets of Valletta are narrow and hilly. There are actions everywhere.

The outside cafe terrace scene is, of course, present in Valletta.

The impressive fountain just just before getting into the city gate of Valletta.

I was in Malta with an old (college) pal, let’s contact her Dell. The final time we saw each and every other was in Las Vegas, USA, some eight extended years ago, while we kept in touch involving these years.

Your common Maltese breakfast, pastizzi’s. The locals consume them on the go from a bakery but we are vacationers, so we have to sit down and have our plate, fork, and knife, and a cup of cappuccino.

St. John’s Cathedral is a ought to go to!

St. John’s Cathedral is a history, culture and art treasure of Malta. It is in my prime three most attractive and awe-inspiring churches. The art alone is phenomenal.

Malta has a lot of fascinating brass door knockers.

The view from the Barrakka Gardens across the Grand Harbour in Valletta is the 3 Cities, an out of this globe spot. This is Senglea, one particular of the 3 Cities.

A common street scene in Valletta.

We had dinner at this restaurant that is aspect of Valletta’s fortifications, their outside terrace made use of to be the bastion of the fort and the inner restaurant, the tunnel passages.

We visited the Grandmaster’s Palace or The Palace, constructed in the 16th century.

We did not have our breakfast at the hotel due to the fact we want to verify out the neighborhood breakfast cafes. This is one particular of the very good ones with a really good interior.

My final evening’s dinner is  Malta’s popular dish, stewed rabbit. I am not a big fan of cooked meats but I just have to attempt the neighborhood speciality.

Valletta’s steep and hilly streets.

The view from our area at Phoenicia one particular early morning just as the sun was increasing. Our view is facing  Valletta fortified city, the Grand Harbour, and the 3 Cities. It is tricky to see the water from right here and exactly where Valletta ends and when the 3 Cities begins.

Loving the distinct doors.

Valletta is a fortified city and its ramparts and bastions are properly preserved.

Window balconies in green colour are a really well-liked sight in Valletta and in a lot of towns in Malta.

The left peninsula is Sliema, the additional contemporary aspect of the city region of Malta. The ferry beneath leaves often to Sliema and back to Valletta.

Getting an ice cream on our final day in Valletta.

Far more stories and images quickly of Valletta and the rest of Malta.

Travel Period: November 2018
Location: Valletta, Malta

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All images had been taken by a point and shoot pocket camera or a smartphone.


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