[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On our way back from Peter’s Pool we stopped by to look at another famous landmark in Malta, the Blue Grotto, a huge sea cave on the south coast of Malta. When I say huge, I really mean huge! The Blue Grotto is 60m long and 25m wide![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]In the summer, one can take a tour-boat and visit it from the sea, but we admired the cave from a high lookout point across a small bay.
When wandering back to the car we noticed a man in funny old clothes, and an oversized bird sitting on his hand looking angrily at the world with his intense eyes. The friendly man is said to usually be at the lookout point with one of his many big birds. He lets tourists take pictures of themselves with the birds.
Mama was amazed by the beautiful bird, it was so large and majestic looking. She asked the man if I, her TravellerDog, could meet the bird. The two humans agreed to give it a try. So, I got to meet the big bird!
As expected, I got quite excited and fought mama’s arms so I could get closer and sniff the bird properly. The bird was really cool! He just looked angrily at me and ignored me.
The man shot the most amazing video of me and his beautiful bird, check it out![/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/2glt3AYBcos”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1709″ img_size=”full”][vc_single_image image=”1710″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]How to get there: Boat tours are offered in the summer. The inexpensive boat trips (8 Euro per person) also take you inside the cave.
You can also do what mama and I did, admire the cave from a distance from the lookout point. Several public buses take you to and from the lookout point. But be aware that the public buses in Malta are not very punctual. If you have a connection, make sure you have plenty of time should you miss a connection, and as we have written about before, it’s a hit or miss to be able to bring your dog onto a public bus in Malta.
If you want to read more about traveling in Malta with a dog, mama has collected a bunch of information on the page Plan a Trip – Malta. For example, she shares information about whether dogs are allowed on public transport and what to expect when it comes to finding accommodation that accepts dogs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]