Walled cities have always held a universal fascination. I grew up within a stone's throw from two such cities. Both Vittoriosa and Valletta, the two Vs, have a strong link to the Order of St John. The World Heritage City of Valletta, soon to be the European Capital of Culture, came about as a result of a victorious war fought from behind the walls of Vittoriosa. Their stories of Knights and Grandmasters, their auberges and palaces intrigue me, as they do visitors and residents alike.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
October warm nights
It's the end of October and we can still enjoy the warm evening air looking at the beautiful view from the Upper Barrakka Gardens in Valletta. Eat your heart out, my friends!