The Archipelago of Malta is a beauty in the central Mediterranean, present exactly between
Sicily and the coast of North Africa. The island nation has less area and counts as the tenth
smallest country globally. The archipelago is also the fifth most densely populated in the
world. Malta has a rich heritage of cultural ethnicity, with the Romans, French, British,
Moors and the Knights of St.John have been the rulers here. The Country houses numerous
forts and castles. The place is also full of Pre Historic temples and burial chambers from
4000 BC. The pleasant tropical climate and three UNESCO heritage site makes Malta a top
traveling destination globally. Few reasons why you should add a Hop On Hop Off
traveling plan to the islands of Malta are-
Malta as a country holds accounts of more than 6000 years of history of different cultures
and ethnic groups who have ruled here. The Knights who played a very crucial role during
that era or the Romans who contributed in building the administration of the country. The
Moors who ruled there had their effect on the architecture of the country. The British and
French Shaped the country as a beautiful tourist spot, developing the beaches. Malta has
also seen the wars and ravage during Arab-Byzantine war, The French Revolutionary Wars
in 1798 and the Second World War during in the British Empire. Thus all these cumulative
effects bring out Malta as a library of History books and the islands in the archipelago as
the pages of those books.
The Maltese love fish and the fishermen do their job with dedication and hard work.
Therefore the Sunday mornings are time to smell the fresh fish lots in the Maltese fish
markets. Immerse in the variety of Mediterranean fishes on the catch and grab the
opportunity of tasting excellent seafood that will make your day.
Take a ferry ride to the small Island of Gozo, which is in a sense more rustic and laid back
than Malta. An ideal place for a day’s trip to visit quaint shops and cafes and excellent
picture postcard views. Exploring the Maltese culture around the island is a good way of
spending time there.
Malta suffered a lot during the Second World War. It became the most bombed country in
the World with about 14,000 bombs being dropped there during WW II. Therefore there
are numerous locations showing the plight of the country at that time. There is also the
Aviation Museum and air raid shelters which brings out history od the war in depth.