Saturday Dec 7
Tranquil islands hold brutal past
The past is very much present in Malta, where the strongholds still stand of the Great Siege of Malta in 1565- the epic clash between the Knights of St. John and Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent's empire.
Europe's Other Ruins
Though the Acropolis and Stonehenge have captured the imagination of tourists since grand tours of "The Continent" were in vogue, Europe's most ancient relics actually lie on Malta, the Mediterranean island nation just north of Libya.