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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay – Golden Sands (Ref: pfm110128)

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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay – Golden Sands (Ref: pfm110128)

  Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, a popular sandy beach which hosts hundreds of enthusiast motorcyclists every Sunday at the Apple’s Eye bar at the top of the road. In the distance one of the De Redin watch towers and the prestigious Radisson Blu Resort and Spa, Golden Sands hotel towards the right of the picture. Share

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Portomaso Marina (Ref: pfm110127)

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Portomaso Marina (Ref: pfm110127)

  A view of the yacht marina at Portomaso from the Hilton Hotel. Share

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Citadel Streets – Gozo (Ref: pfm110125)

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Citadel Streets  – Gozo (Ref: pfm110125)

  The Citadella (also called the Citadel) which lies in the heart of Victoria, Gozo, Malta, is an historic fortified city or castle . The Citadella has been identified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, who describe it as a small fortified town. The area is known to have been first fortified during the Bronze Age approximately around 1500 BC. It was later developed by the Phoenicians and continued development until, by Roman times, it had become a complex Acropolis. Up until the 18th Century it was the only fortified refuge against attack for the inhabitants of the island. The northern...

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Citadel By Night – Gozo (Ref: pfm110124)

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Citadel By Night  – Gozo (Ref: pfm110124)

  In the heart of Victoria lies the Citadella (Citadel), which has been the centre of activity of the island since possibly Neolithic times, but is known to be first fortified during the Bronze Age approximately around 1500 BC. It was later developed by the Phoenicians and continued into becoming a complex Acropolis by Roman times. The north side of the Citadel dates back to the Aragonese domination period, while the south flank, overlooking Victoria, was re-constructed under the Knights of St. John, namely between 1599 and 1603 The massive defensive stone walls of the fortifications...

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Marsalforn Boat Quay – Gozo (Ref: pfm110123)

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Marsalforn Boat Quay – Gozo (Ref: pfm110123)

  The colourful ‘luzzu’ berthed at this picture of Marsalforn quay in Gozo. In the background one can see the prestigious Calypso Hotel and a number of reputable restaurants specializing particularly in the local fresh fish. Share

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Cittadella Bastions By Night – Victoria Gozo (Ref: pfm110121)

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Cittadella Bastions By Night – Victoria Gozo (Ref: pfm110121)

  The Cittadella is in the centre of Gozo, Malta’s sister island. The small fortified town is situated on a promontory sited over the town of Victoria (also known as Rabat). This vantage point was obviously chosen because it was a naturally fortified hill which dominated the surrounding countryside and provided visual control of the coastal areas (source). In picture the bastions by night. Share

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