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A day on Gozo

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The efficient and orderly ferry terminal . .
The efficient and orderly ferry terminal . .
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On the way to Gozo, we pass tiny Comino, smallest of Malta's three islands  . .
On the way to Gozo, we pass tiny Comino, smallest of Malta's three islands . .
Arriving at Mgarr on Gozo's east coast . .
Arriving at Mgarr on Gozo's east coast . .
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One of Gozo's main attractions are the ancient Ggantija temples . .
One of Gozo's main attractions are the ancient Ggantija temples . .
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It is incredible to think how long these stones had been standing . .
It is incredible to think how long these stones had been standing . .
Close-up of the stone's composition . .
Close-up of the stone's composition . .
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Ancient temple - and baroque church . .
Ancient temple - and baroque church . .
On Gozo's west coast, we came to Fungus Rock . .
On Gozo's west coast, we came to Fungus Rock . .
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The famous Azure Window - on Gozo's west coast . .
The famous Azure Window - on Gozo's west coast . .
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Traditional village wash house - still in use today . .
Traditional village wash house - still in use today . .
The seaside resort town of Xlendi . .
The seaside resort town of Xlendi . .
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A climb up the cliffs of Xlendi leads to an ancient watch tower . .
A climb up the cliffs of Xlendi leads to an ancient watch tower . .
Gozo's well-known Ta Pinu shrine . .
Gozo's well-known Ta Pinu shrine . .
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Built in the 1920's, its interior is bathed with light . .
Built in the 1920's, its interior is bathed with light . .
Detail of the elegant carving inside Ta Pinu . .
Detail of the elegant carving inside Ta Pinu . .
In the centre of Gozo, we found the Citadel . .
In the centre of Gozo, we found the Citadel . .
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The stark facade of the Citadel's Cathedral . .
The stark facade of the Citadel's Cathedral . .
A very typical street on Gozo . .
A very typical street on Gozo . .
Views over the surrounding countryside from the walls of the Citadel . .
Views over the surrounding countryside from the walls of the Citadel . .
Low stone walls are all that's left  -
Low stone walls are all that's left -
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Malta's buses have to be one of its most delightful sights . .
Malta's buses have to be one of its most delightful sights . .
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Prickly Pear
Prickly Pear
Ferries ply the waters between Malta's 3 islands . .
Ferries ply the waters between Malta's 3 islands . .