For Valour...

Malta Travel Blog

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Senglea by the quayside, at twilight.
Malta is a small archipelago comprising just 3 inhabited islands and a handful of uninhabited rocks some 80 kms south of Sicily in the Mediterranean sea. My transit time to reach there directly from Australia was an exhausting 40 hours and on arrival I was greeted by a scorching 42 degrees celcius day. My typicallly Australian easy going nature thought, no worries, I'll just make sure the air-conditioning is on full pelt all the time. But this was to be wishful thinking. Not only did my accomodation not have a/c but I was also in a room situated directly below the baking roof where the asphalt surface had long since succumbed and melted. The Maltese people were collectively awarded the St George cross for valour for their extensive suffering during WWII. From my first half hour in Malta I could understand from where they had learned such enduring resilience.

DoctorJo says:
Excellent solution Simonette!
Posted on: Nov 06, 2009
Simonette1991 says:
i live in malta and couldn't agree more. it made me laugh so much in the end ! yes I know temperature here are way hot , and u rarely find means to ease it ... my solution ... fly as much as i can to england in d summer months !

Posted on: Nov 02, 2009
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