Posts by rikku

Gozo – Silent Alleys of the Cittadella (Ref: pfm120144)

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Gozo – Silent Alleys of the Cittadella (Ref: pfm120144)

Mysterious silent alleys of the Cittadella in Gozo.   Location Map:   View Cittadella Gozo in a larger...

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Birzebbuga – Colorful Boats (Ref: pfm120143)

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Birzebbuga – Colorful Boats (Ref: pfm120143)

Colorful boats in St.George’s Ba, Birzebbugia.   Location Map:   View St.George’s Park – Birzebbuga in a larger...

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Valletta – The New Royal Opera House (Ref: pfm120142)

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Valletta – The New Royal Opera House (Ref: pfm120142)

The newly refurbished Royal Opera House in Valletta.   Location Map:   View Untitled in a larger...

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Gozo – Aqueduct (Ref: pfm120141)

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Gozo – Aqueduct (Ref: pfm120141)

  Sun setting behind the remains of an aqueduct in Gozo, just outside Victoria. Ministry for Gozo website says the following about these aqueducts: The Aqueducts which could be seen on the left hand side of the road, between Victoria and Ta’ Pinu, were built in the nineteenth century, when the British colonial period was establishing itself deeper in the Maltese social fabric. The Aqueducts’ purpose was to supply the population with fresh water from G─žar Ilma hill to the purposely converted central water reservoir within the Victoria Citadel. An Obelisk commemorating the...

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Pembroke – Australia Hall (Ref: pfm120140)

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Pembroke – Australia Hall (Ref: pfm120140)

In 1915, the Australian Branch of the British Red Cross collected funds for the building of Australia Hall at Pembroke, a recreation centre/theatre and annexes, to stand as a monument to the wounded ANZAC troops that were nursed in Malta. This large hall could cater for some 2000 men, in which stage productions, bingo, dances and other forms of entertainment were held. A library and reading room were later included and it was the building where the Navy, Army and Air Force Institute (NAAFI), was first established in 1921. About this time, a projection room was added for the hall to double as...

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