Along with most Malta resorts Sliema is dirty and smelly, I find it a shame that I am having to put this sort of thing in my report as I realy like Malta and have been 5 times, but this year (2006) I found it has lost its majic for me and the wife.
On our first visit to Malta in 1993 we fell in love with the place, its history its walled towns and its very good museums. But this holiday just gone more or less put us of and it may well be our last.
Some of the things I would like to bring up may seem trivial but these are the things I think can make or brake a ...
holiday, the first was the lack of entertainment in the pubs (they did put up T Vs for the football, if you call that entertainment) if you had a drink out side of a bar you got all the fumes from the old busses and cars, or even got your seat bumped by one as the seats in some of the bars were nearly on the road.Read More
The pavements were full of holes and dusty, there were signs with clean up after your dog but there was still dog poo all over the pavements.
Prices for trips seem to risen to the point of priceing them selfs out of us going on there trips, and the museums prices are far to high. Taxi\'s are a rip of, and along with other places that have joined the E U prices in Malta have risen to much from what they used to be.
The last thing is all the building work its all just to much, it only tuck four years to build Valletta way back in 1567 to 1571 and with non of those big cranes. Stop the building, clean up the streets and stop ripping the tourist off, then you my start to get them back again.