Stephen Prendergast

Malta’s military marvels

I didn't exactly mean to go there. But if you like your history with a bit of war, there's nowhere more fascinating

Fate occasionally leads travellers to places they had never planned to visit. Into this category, for me, fell Malta. I went to Valletta to see my sister, who was at a nursing conference. I wasn’t expecting a wild party; the island has a reputation for being fairly dry compared with its Mediterranean sisters.

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