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Malta Trip Report Part 2: Kayak to Comino’s Blue Lagoon & ATV / Quad Tour Around Gozo

Good morning everyone.  I hope you enjoyed my post from yesterday, Malta Trip Report Part 1: Walking Through Valletta and Attending Feast of St. Peter & St. Paul.  In today’s post, I will share some photos of my Kayak Gozo tour from Gozo to Comino to see the Blue Lagoon and from the Gozo Pride ATV tour around the island.  Kayak Gozo offers 3 different tours (half day morning, half day afternoon, and full day).  We decided to do the half day morning, called the “Rise and Shine” tour, and the cost was 38 Euros per person.  Laura and I had a double kayak, she was in the front and I was in the back.  After getting the handle of paddling, we went inside a little cove and then made the journey across the channel to the Blue Lagoon, near Comino.

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Malta Trip Report Part 1: Walking Through Valletta and Attending Feast of St. Peter & St. Paul

Good morning everyone.  After spending a few days in Athens (post 1 and post 2) and a few days in Crete (post 1 and post 2), we headed to Malta for a week.  My girlfriend has relatives in Malta, so her family showed us around and treated us to several dinners and an amazing feast.  All of the things I will show you are available to the public and accessible via public transportation.  If you are in Malta for a few days, I highly recommend getting a 7 day bus pass for 21 Euros.  If you pay as you ride, each ride is 1.5 to 3 Euros, so if you make a few round trip bus rides, the 7 day pass pays for itself very quickly.  The bus network goes all over the country and runs relatively on time.

The first stop in Malta was to Valletta, the fortified city near the coast.  Valletta had lots of shops, restaurant, and history.

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Greetings from Malta!

Good afternoon everyone, greetings from Malta!  Sorry I have been missing in action lately.  I was in Athens for a few days, then in Crete for a few days, then in Malta the last week for a wedding.  I haven’t been on my computer much this trip, which is a nice change from most of my trips.  I already wrote these 2 posts about Athens (Small-Group Culinary Walking Tour and Using Uber in Athens).  I am going to do a post about Crete (Radisson Blu, fishing village, and ATV tour of the island) and then a few posts about Malta (the ATV and kayak tour we went on and some other sights we saw).  I am also going to share some of the technology that I used on this trip to make my vacation a little easier.

If you have any questions about Crete or Malta, please let me know and I can answer them in the comments.  If it is a good question, I might even write a blog post about it.  I will be back to San Francisco in a few days, so stay tuned for those posts.  Have a great 4th of July everyone!