Malta is a popular holiday destination and tourism is the nation’s main source of income. It is an island country in the Mediterranean Sea that lies south of the island of Sicily, Italy, between Europe and North Africa. Only the three largest islands Malta, Gozo and Comino are being inhabited. This european country offers such concentrated history, architecture and yes, beaches in so tiny an area. The national language is Maltese, which is part of the Semitic language family that includes Arabic. English is also recognised as an official language, and many Maltese also speak Italian.
Capital city: Valletta
Total area: 316 km²
Population: 0.4 million
Currency: Member of the eurozone since 2008 (€)
Citadella, Victoria, Gozo
Azure Window, Gozo
Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieha
Sanctuary of Our Lady of Mellieha
Luzzu in Mellieha Bay
Entrance to Our Lady of the Grotto, Mellieha
Kappella tas-Sagrament, Qawra
Luzzus in Marsaxlokk harbour
Marsaxlokk Parish Church
Grand Harbour panorama
Rotunda of Mosta
Western corner of Mdina
Statue of Anton Agius in Rabat
Howard Gardens, Rabat
Blue Lagoon, Comino
Blue Lagoon, Comino
Maltese arched window, Marfa Ridge
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Ski Dubai is one of the world’s largest indoor ski slope with 22,500 square meters of ski and snowboard area and toboggan. The facility is highly impressive structure, part of the Mall of the Emirates. For about $50 you can rent skis, boots and ski gear. The slope is tiny, but the sheer fact that one can snow ski in Dubai is reason enough to do it. It has 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height and steepness. The longest run being 400 meters with a fall of over 60 meters.
Sunday-Wednesday: 10 AM-11 PM
Friday: 9 AM-midnight
Saturday: 9 AM-11 PM
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The region of Canyonlands National Park is one of the best sites for offroad driving. There is no better or easier way to experience the best of what canyon country has to offer. It offers 4X4 routes ranging from moderate to extremely difficult and technical.
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Once the largest and most important church in Scotland, St Andrew’s Cathedral (1160-1318) now lies in picturesque ruins overlooking the North Sea in St Andrews. In addition to the Norman and Gothic ruins of the medieval cathedral, it includes St Rule’s Tower and a museum with an important Pictish sarcophagus. It was the seat of the Bishops of St Andrews from its foundation in 1158 until it fell into disuse after the Reformation. The ruins indicate the great size of the building at 350 feet (over 100 metres) long.
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The white sandy seaside located near Lalomanu a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa is called Lalomanu Beach. It is one of the most popular beaches in Samoa with beach fale accommodation. Samoa beach fales are traditional thatch huts usually on village land and owned and operated by a local Samoan family. Beach fales are the best way to experience genuine Samoan hospitality. Lalomanu is the perfect spot for first class swimming and snorkelling.
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Kibera is the biggest slum in Kenya only 5 kilometres from the Nairobi city centre and second largest slum in Africa. Kibera houses almost 1 million of people. They occupying just 6% of the land of Nairobi but representing 60% of the city population. The average size of shack is 12ft x 12ft built with mud walls, screened with concrete, a corrugated tin roof, dirt or concrete floor. One side of Kibera parallels the railroad tracks, the other is bordered by stores in corrugated metal, barrels pounded flat.
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London’s Wembley Stadium hosts England’s home matches, live music concerts and other sporting events. Wembley Stadium is a football stadium situated in Wembley Park, in the Borough of Brent in London. It was completely rebuilt and reopened in 2007 on the site of the previous 1923 Wembley Stadium. Construction spent about GBP £900 million. Full capacity of stadium is 90,000 for football or rugby matches, for concerts or other events about 115,000 (90,000 seated and 15,000 standing).
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Wizards of Waverly Place is an live-action Disney Channel Original Series in which Selena Gomez plays one of the most important characters.
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