The Maltese Islands
You will find the Maltese Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino glistening in the centre of the Mediterranean, 90 km south of the Italian island of Sicily and roughly 300 km north of Africa. The three islands have a population of around 450,000 in an area of about 320 square kilometres.
Malta is by far the largest island measuring 21 km by 14 km with 420,000 inhabitants and is the main administrative and commercial centre of the islands. Here I can soak up 7,000 years of intriguing history, enjoy spectacular baroque architecture, and relish all year sunshine across the most exquisite land and seascape. It’s a feast to the eye and a joy to the heart. Everywhere I see honey-coloured stone walls, a coastline of cute little coves, startling high cliffs, quiet sandy bays, all lovingly embraced by the deepest blue Mediterranean.
Mgarr harbor on the island…
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