What I did in the Morning in Mechelen, Belgium

0 For a little city, Mechelen has more than its fair share of Unesco Sites. But lurking amongst these is a darker Mechelen of revolutions squashed, Spanish fury unleashed, torture […]

The Hague – Arriving by Train at the Seaside Town of Scheveningen

0 Little do I know as I board the Antwerp – Den Haag intercity train, that by sunset, thanks to an artist’s legacy, the 20th century transition of a fishing […]

Malta – The Knights Arrive in Vittoriosa

0 The story of Vittoriosa begins in Rhodes. After 220 years of rule, the Knights of Rhodes surrender to¬†Suleiman of the Ottoman Empire. Under generous terms, they depart Rhodes on […]

Malta – A Walk from Marsaskala to Marsaxlokk and the Tarxien Temples

0 After my enjoyable Dingli Cliffs walk (Dingli Cliff Blog), I’m eager to tackle another walk from my collection of leaflets from the tourist office. As the fishing village of […]

Malta -A Walk Along Dingli Cliffs

0 Not having associated Malta as a walker’s destination, I’m pleasantly surprised to have had found leaflets of walks around Malta at the Mdina Tourist Office. From the armful I […]

Malta – Hop on, Hop Off To Dwejra Point and Other Hamlets in Gozo

0 Gozo still beckons, following my wonderful day out there yesterday (Cittadella & Marsalforn blog links). The images of those 3 churches that I bussed past between the ferry port […]

Malta – Marsalforn and the Ggantija Temples, Gozo

0 Having spent the morning at the Cittadella in Gozo (Cittadella blog here), I am raring to explore other parts of this green and pastoral island this afternoon. Start of […]

Malta – A Bus and Ferry Journey to the Cittadella of Gozo

0 Gozo lies at the northern tip of Malta. This is probably going to be the longest journey by public transport that I undertake in Malta, as it will involve […]