Malta August 30th 2010 Stayed in a lovely farmhouse apartment in Xaghra on the island of Gozo.
Went to Comino Island for the day which was fabbo.
Also stayed a couple of nights in Sliema, Malta (main island) which was rather blah! Thought it was touristy, like Surfers Paradise. However a couple of highlights was the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (superb prehistoric underground necropolis), and the St John's Co-Cathedral ... read more
Europe » Malta Great Britain formally acquired possession of Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both World Wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964. A decade later Malta became a republic. Since about the mi... ... read more