SmartCity

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Somewhere in the east of this little island, there is what I can only call a parallel world – new, modern, clean. If you’re convinced that Malta is stuck mid 20th century, SmartCity is there to remind you that even here, time doesn’t stop.
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The 202/203 route

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Mdina - the silent city

Even though – or because – Malta is so tiny, it’s scattered with beautiful and interesting places. And even though I’ve been to Malta twice before on holidays, I still haven’t seen all of it. So now that my mum is here, it’s time for some sightseeing.

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Halloween in Malta

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The sky in Malta today

Dark, cold times are coming: it’s almost Halloween. In Malta that means about 20℃, sunshine and quite a bit of wind. But at least it’s dark at night, so I’m almost getting that autumn feeling. Almost.

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Winter season at Café del Mar

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It’s mid-October – days are getting shorter, nights chillier and the sun is slowly losing its power. What I’m talking about isn’t the cold, rainy and foggy version of autumn you get in Austria, though. Here, autumn means the country and climate is even more pleasant, with less tourists and temperatures that don’t make even tank tops feel like winter jackets. In the sun, it’s still about 30℃, and the “chilly” evenings and nights call for nothing but a light cardigan. The perfect Sunday program for this time of the year: swimming.

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