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Day 10 Valetta, Malta 20 ton stone

Day 10 Valetta, Malta

September 7th 2015
Through open the curtains this morning and was surprised with the walled city of Valetta! Looks like every building is made out of the same type of stone. All limestone and lots of it still here. Hagar Qim (pronounced ha jar keem) OLDEST STRUCTURE ON THE PLANET!!!! Carbon dated to be 500 years older than the pyramids. Now the site is tented to protect it from the elements. What an amazing trave ... read more
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Maltese Flag 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
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