MALTA -2016

At the start of April we were on the first RyanAir flight of the year to Malta, staying overnight at Mas Duc again. We had major problems with the water in the flat there, and I had a fall to remember! walking back from Bridge one day. Hazel and Ed joined us there for the last five days.

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On the balcony at Mas Duc and then on the flight

 

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Tapas at Mas Duc . Lunch at the Palacio, Naxxar and a walk round the grounds, walking from the flat and back
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A visit to Medina
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Lunch in the rooftop cafe of a museum
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And a visit to the Catacombs . David & Chris on the flat rooftop. Hazel & Ed with the boyzz in the flat.

 

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Magnificent houses and doors in Medina
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Back again mid December to pass another 3 weeks there

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Extremely windy and cold for the first few days. We visited Wigis, had Catherine & Sonny for dinner,
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had a few siestas, went swimming daily at the Hilton, went for walks and had Christmas Eve Supper at Truffle & Truffle - a disappointment
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Well before Christmas Day it was bright and sunny. On the 27th

 

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we had a lovely walk to, then lunch at, Palacio Paraiso, then walked back.

But alas, I tripped and fell, breaking my right kneecap and my right wrist. A charming Maltese gentleman, Mark, came to my rescue: after cleaning me up he drove us to a chemists with a doctor. Then to St James' Hospital where Xrays revealed the damage. I was operated on the next day for 2-3 houra by Branco Magazinovic. I stayed in hospital for 3 more days, going back to the flat on New Years Eve

 

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A wan me in my room. Somerville stayed with me & David came to & fro with goodies. Dr Magazinovic was a cheery presence
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Views from its balcony. Glad to be back & cosseted on our balcony by Dec 31. Liz & Louis brought us a scrumptious chicken meal

continued in

Malta 2017

Malta

Life in 2016