Posts tagged ‘Malta’

The Third Flood in Four Days

There was a serious rain storm on Gozo this morning. It didn’t last long, but it was tropical and torrential. For the third time in four…

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Five Star Hotel, Two Star Wifi Page

As we occasionally do, Julie and I spent a couple of hours today working in the lovely bar at the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz. I think…

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Lots of Empty Houses in Malta

One of the hot topics among locals here on Malta is the building boom. They often speak about how there’s too much supply for the current…

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I Went to a Football Game and a Rugby Match Broke Out

It speaks for itself: Those guys need to learn how to pass the ball rubgy-style. Speaking of North American sports, I’m pleased to announce that tomorrow…

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No Leafs Fans in Gharb

James and I were walking down the lane outside our farmhouse on Gozo, and I happened to glance at a bag of garbage awaiting pickup. Look…

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Big Storm Last Night

It’s been occasionally windy here on Malta, and we’ve had a couple of storms. But last night was serious, which winds gusting up to 75 km/h.…

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Just What Every Tourist Wants to See

When we sat down to dinner at a restaurant in Xlendi, Monique noted an odd correction to the menu: I have no objection to people eating…

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My Memory Map of Gozo

I recently discovered that the satellite photos of Malta in Google Maps are vastly improved. When we planning our trip, Gozo was just a big greenish-brown…

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