Monday, August 25, 2008

Malta Day 2


After the buffet breakfast went to Marsaxlokk by hotel's taxi, €25.
Marsaxlokk is a fishing village on the east side of the island.
There is a fish market every Sunday, not only for tourists but for the locals as well.


Very colourful market. And all fish looked so good. No smell at all, the fish was so fresh.



Cactus fruits




Not so new models



Lunch at La Capanna
60, Xatt is-Sajjieda, M'Xlokk

Complimentary apetizers:
Bruchetta, sun dried tomatoe, olives, beans, capers
Charcoal grilled Pagella &
Charcoal grilled Swordfish with tomato-capres sauce
Grilled slices of eggplant
Chips
Marinated vegetables

Lemon sorbet

Local pinot grigio

- absolutely a gorgeous lunch
- Pagella fish was excellent
- the sauce with the swordfish was very tasty
- nice place
All this €43,75 (2 persons)


Swordfish

Pagella
La Capanna

Took bus number 27 back to Valletta, €0,47



Streets of Valletta remain the streets of San Francisco!


Had a swim and relaxed by the hotel's beach .





Afternoon gym:
35mins crosstrainer & stretching
Swimming in the outside pool

Book 3 appointments for the hotel's spa for a leg massage, back massage and facial.


Dinner at the hotel, again
Buffet by the pool

Sun-dried tomatoes, capreses, eggplant, marinated mushrooms...
Salads, tomatoes, cucumber, local feta cheese, tapanade...
Grilled chicken, ratatouille...

Blueberry flan

Falcon rose wine

- good basic buffet
- service very good

The fireworks continuing.


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