Malta

Nestled in the heart of the mediterranean sea, Malta presents a getaway destination for anyone looking to relax in the sun.

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I travelled here in July 2012 to meet my extended family. I stayed here for two weeks.

Malta is a very small country, so in this time I was able to go to practically every town in the country. The country is very densely packed, so space is at a premium.

The capital of Malta is Valetta. Much of the city cannot be developed, as it has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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One of the first things you’ll notice if you ever travel to Malta is the size and the number of churches. Malta is a very devout Catholic nation, and the churches are renowned for being the defining feature of many towns in the country.

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Malta’s combination of European style architecture and crowdedness result in narrow and iconic style passages and streets.

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Maltas history and small size have resulted in fishing and other nautical pursuits becoming characteristic of the country. Fishing boats are a common sight at almost every Maltese port.

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