There was a perfect blue sky when I was woken by shafts of sunlight creeping into the room through the gaps in the curtains and I lay still for awhile contemplating being in a new country and I began to think of the most obvious things that I associated with Turkey – Turkish Delight, Turkish Baths, Turkish Tea, Turkish Wrestling, Constantinople, Magic Carpets, Kebabs and Belly Dancers and when my mind was quite cluttered up with all of these items I got up and opened the window and was greeted with a powerful aroma that reminded me of one more thing – Turkish Coffee! 948 more words
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Our plan today was to do some sightseeing in the city and so after a self prepared authentic Greek breakfast on the balcony of the room we left the Hotel Santa Marina and walked again to the seafront and the road into the city. 985 more words
The Mediterranean island of Malta is the only country to have been awarded a British medal for heroism. At the height of the fighting to bomb and starve the strategically important island into submission to the Axis powers in 1942, King George VI awarded it the George Cross, ‘to bear witness to a heroism and devotion that will long be famous in history’.
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Way off the beaten track? A challenge to reach? Dangerous even? My friend, intrepid travel writer, Tan Chung Lee will get there.
Bitten by the travel bug early in life, the galloping grandma is still traversing the globe in search of adventure and to discover yet another corner of the world she hasn’t visited.