Malta the return Home

Day 8

An almost leisurely breakfast and a ride in a minibus back to the Airport.

A dedicated Ryanair check in to Stansted. (Great)

Quickly through security and time for a coffee while we wait to for the Gate needed to be announced.

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Gate number called and it’s a short walk to passport control and on to the gate. Ryanair now take over and expect us to stand for over 3/4 hr in a queue even though the plane has not come in yet. Gate opens and we file out to another 1/4 hr wait for the bus. Hand in the cases again and we are off.

And back to England and the rain….

Malta 2014 Part 6

Day 7

Day 7 (Tuesday) is our big trip by boat to 3 islands.

Leaving Bugibba, across St Paul’s Bay. Between the coast and St Paul’s Island and on to Camino and the Blue Lagoon.


After an hour we set off to Gozo and landed where the Ferry from Cirkewwa goes were a mini bus took us around the island.

The Azure Window and the inland sea.

Ta’Pinu Church.

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Back to the boat and back to land on St Paul's Island before returning back to base.

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Malta 2014 Part 4

Are these life rafts?

Day 5

This was a free day for our group.

It was fine as we went to church. (Malta’s Full Gospel Praise Centre)

At the end of the service the heavens opened with a full thunder-storm. Carol & I opted to go to Mellieha bay again with the hope of better weather, but it was not to be…

We sat inside the beach bar that we had sat outside on day 4 and watched the lightning through the door. They brought in the pillows from the sun beds and as you see from the picture they look a bit like life rafts.

We spent 1/2 hr waiting for the bus to take us back to the Hotel where we dried off and had a great meal again. The rain kept away for the rest of our stay until we got off the plane in England.

Malta 2014 Part 3

From the bus

Day 4

Bus trip on route 221 to Mellieha Bay and Cirkewwa.

I have this idea that in Malta you can only get yellow paint but I never saw a DIY store.

Malta 2014 Part 1

Our Holiday in Malta 1st – 8th Oct 2014

Travelled out from Stansted at stupid o’clock and arrived at Luca Airport, Malta at 10:00 british time and put clocks 1 hour forward.

Simon was waiting at the gate to greet us for our transfer to Buggiba on St Paul’s Bay where we met up with Anne, Sue, Derek & Laura.

Day 2 was a trip to Valletta.

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