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It's a Long Way to Malta

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Malta is a feast to the eye and a tug on the heart. Pastel colored rocks, dry stone walls, little farms of greenery, cute little inlets with multicolored fishing boats, delightful baroque architecture, magnificent church domes, a perfect climate, a leisurely pace of life, charming people, all embraced by a warm blue Mediterranean.
It has become my color postcard, but now I
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Kindle Edition, 185 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Bridge Publishing
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Daphne
Aug 18, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Really quick read for my impending trip. Gave me a taste of what the Island's look like to an old Irish guy. It was pretty "meh" for me, but it had some endearing moments. I did learn that apparently old British people love coming to Malta to retire.
Clare O'Beara
Oct 17, 2014 rated it liked it
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This friendly and chatty travel tale is for senior persons or those with interest in historical sights, enjoyable food and quiet contemplation. Like many of the visitors to Malta, in fact.

The author has travelled to Malta for several winters by the time of writing, and stays in the same hotel, preferably with a sea view rather than the drying laundry in the courtyard. He gives some practical tips just by relating his journey. We learn that there is only one real Irish pub - the rest are run by
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Kathryn Guare
Aug 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
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A bit of memoir, a bit of travelogue, a bit of cheeky Irish humor. I really enjoyed reading about Paddy Cummin's love affair with this little slice of paradise. I had no idea Malta had so much to offer, and as if my travel "bucket list" wasn't long enough already, now I have another destination to add!
Alan Weekes
Jan 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I love Malta do this book really did it for me. Made me want to get back on a plane as soon as I started reading. It describes that beautiful island and it's lovely people to perfection.
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Paddy Cummins has twelve books published. Three novels, one epic sea book, one memoir,one autobiography, one self-help (Mind, Body & Spirit) book, one travel book, and four collections of short stories and poems.
His travel book: 'It's a Long Way to Malta' (An Irishman's Gem in the Med) is internationally acclaimed as the first travel book that gets to the heart of the Maltese Islands. It is a
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