About Gozo & Marsalforn.
According to legend, Gozo was Homer’s isle of Ogygia, where the nymph Calypso held the Greek hero Odysseus as her companion, in a cave, for seven years. Today though, it seems that visitors willingly surrender themselves to Calypso’s charms.
The Maltese archipelago lies at the centre of the Mediterranean, consisting of three islands: Malta, Gozo & Comino with a total population of 400,000. The relationship between the Islanders and the various nationalities that occupied Malta over the centuries has created a marriage of styles and traditions, giving the Islands a fascinating eclectic culture. GOZO, or GHAWDEX [Awdesch] as it is locally known, lies 20 minutes away by ferry from Malta. Measuring about one third the size of Malta it has a character quite distinct from Malta. Flat-topped hills and intensely cultivated fields characterize the landscape whilst the coast has rugged cliffs, steep valleys and beautiful inlets. Baroque churches and old stone farmhouses dot the countryside. READ MORE »