Monday 20th January 2014 ko 20.15
Malta Youth League Section E
SWIEQI UNITED 3 (Grech 20 53 56p)
At Pembroke Athleta Ground, Pembroke
Andy and I found a street café on Sliema waterfront and contemplated life overlooking the azure bay with its views of Valletta. Life wasn’t bad, we’d got a free upgrade at our new hotel, the view from the balcony was spectacular, and there wasn’t a nervous pensioner in sight! Behind us the ferry over to Valletta chugged happily for a mere €1.50 each way.
It was soon time to catch the bus around the coast to Pembroke, Malta’s newest town. It, and adjoining Sweiqi are the most affluent part of the Island. The town is named after Robert Henry Herbert, the 12th Earl of Pembroke and British Secretary at War in 1859. Continue reading