Glass — On the way to the Three Cities, we stopped to look at a glass factory at Ta Qali. Not only was it possible to see the glass being made but also to make purchases in the adjoining shop.
The Three Cities — The three cities, historic fortified towns, lie on the eastern side of the Grand Harbour, Valletta. They are Vittoriosa (Birgu) the oldest, Cospicua (Kalkara) and Senglea (Isla). They were home to the first knights of Malta.
St Paul’s Bay — The rest of the day was spent on a walk along the bay where our hotel was situated (The Dolmen).
Hot work as the glass has to be reheated every few minutes
The Three Cities
Our first view of Valletta harbour in torrential rain
… however, the rain soon stopped …
… and we were able to leave the coach for a photo shoot.
The Norman House, built in the 13th C. A double-light window with gothic arcading and the Norman style frieze along the façade
A baker arrives in the town square.
Narrow Streets in the Three Cities
The group makes its way through narrow streets.
St Paul’s Bay
Fishing boat with an Eye of Osiris
Freshly cooked at the hotel
Marie & Mikiel Abela – Id-Dota Tal Mara