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17 Of FreeHour's Most Liked Instagram Posts To Celebrate 17,000 Followers ๐ŸŽ‰ โค๏ธ

Time for a recap ๐Ÿ˜‡

To celebrate our recent milestone of hitting 17,000 followers on Instagram, we've decided to cover our 17 most liked posts of the past 6 months.

Here's a trip through a very eventful 2020 so far...

#17 - Swimming For A Cause ๐ŸŠโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Kicking things off on a positive note, quite literally, we have Neil Agius' 100km swim from Sicily to Malta as part of the #WaveOfChange anti-plastic campaign.

#16 - In Memory Of A Dear Friend ๐Ÿถ

Up next, let's take a moment to remember one of Malta's most famous bulldogs, Goffy.

#15 - The Day The Riots Started โœŠ๐Ÿฝ

Not just any riots either, international ones. Keep spreading awareness & keep fighting for a better tomorrow. RIP George Floyd.

#14 - Malta Speaks Up ๐Ÿšจ

Thankfully, global protests spilled over to our island. Racism exists here too after all, and many locals made sure this was known as they protested in numbers in Valletta streets.

#13 - Boris The Bully ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Funnily enough, Boris wasn't actually hating on us here, he was simply saying that Malta statistically has a higher rate of obesity than the UK. Still though, screw you Boris, I'll order as many pastizzi as I want ๐Ÿ˜…

#12 - Post-COVID Cash ๐Ÿ’ฐ

The news that everyone (except your little bro in secondary school ) was very happy to hear. As of today, these vouchers are being received. Around 1/3 have been given out so far.

#11 - 17 Recoveries ๐Ÿ‘

The pandemic months had maaannyy ups and downs. This was one of the ups.

Coincidentally, the number of recoveries was 17 ๐Ÿ˜‚

#10 - Dolphinssssss ๐Ÿ˜

Who doesn't love em right? It seems like every summer we get a video or two of some excited dolphins skipping about in our seas, marking the start of the sunny season.

#9 - Summer Sunsets Begin ๐ŸŒ…

There's nothing much better than releasing all of that past exam stress, by the sea, sipping on a nice cold beer (Cisk obviously, not Corona) while you watch the sunset. Gorgeous.

#8 - Charmaine Just Keeps Blessing Us โค๏ธ

This post was actually just last week. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, I swear.

#7 - Recline & Relax ๐Ÿ“ฝ

To celebrate the fact that going out has become socially acceptable again, why not visit the newly upgraded Embassy Cinemas?

P.S. They've got luxury armchairs! ( imagine your bed, but way better ๐Ÿ˜ )

#6 - When Times Were Simpler ๐Ÿ“บ

This post was bang in the middle of lockdown, and with all the roads being empty it reminded us of the good old days. So, we gave you guys a cheeky tour of Malta last century ๐Ÿ˜…

#5 - Something To Be Proud Of ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น

Ayyy some good news ๐Ÿ˜ Malta achieved an excellent 97.7% score in water bathing quality among the entirety of the EU, coming in an impressive 3rd place behind Austria & Cyprus.

#4 - When Drake Smiles We All Smile ๐Ÿ˜

Pandemic over? Not quite yet, but damn we're sooooo close.

#3 - The Tenacious Turtle ๐Ÿข

Posted just last week, this brave turtle was rescued and nurtured back to full health for almost a full year. This was Claudia's big moment and we hope she lives a long life โค๏ธ

#2 - Don't Count Your Chickens ๐Ÿ“

Could it be? Is it all finally over?? ๐Ÿฅบ Again, we can't be sure, especially since other countries are still very much suffering. Also, the fact that our airport is open and plenty of tourists will be visiting is sure to cause some kind of challenge. Keep social distancing! โ˜ฃ๏ธ

#1 - Thank You Kanye, Very Cool ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Aaaand here we are. As if 2020 couldn't get any crazier, Mr.West himself has decided to run for office. Is it a publicity stunt to promote his music? Or will America's national anthem be swapping to "harder, better, faster, stronger" ? Stay tuned I guess ๐Ÿ˜…

It's been a wild year so far, and believe it or not, we're at that point where Christmas is closer to us than the beginning of 2020 is.

Hopefully, the second half of the year is kinder to us than the first was, stay strong fam โค๏ธ

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