Articles with tag: mediterranean & west europe

When you have an emotional surplus, you have to obturate it in time, because all sightseeings is better perceived in layers.The best way to divide one layer from another is to have several cups of Guiness in any pub. And after that, when you are cheered up and impressed, you may go for a walk again...
To tell the truth, I managed to visit not 5, but 6 countries. And the sixth one is about to visit now. The boarder between Italy and Vatican is the most frequently crossed in the world due to the statistics. And here it is: Once crossed a yellow line you are on the territory of this tiny...
Our cruise comes to the end. In the early morning of the last April day our " MSC Splendida " closed the circle and returns back to Civitavecchia. Near the moorings there are "Grand Princess" and "Ventura" of "Princess Cruises" and "P&O Cruises" respectively. Here are smaller ships as well...
And now we continue our review about  Valetta . The central street of the Old City was really busy. The last time I saw so many people in such a small area was in the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta. Bright red phone boxes, with the crown, reminded us about the period of British rule...
Malta , situated in the center of the sea routes connecting Europe, Asia and Africa, have always attracted conquerors. In the 8th century BC,  Malta was colonized by the Phoenicians and Greeks at the same time. Then, Malta was taken by the Persian Empire. Later, it was conquered by...