Malta

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Sliema Promenade – Ghar Id-Dud – (Ref: pfm130164)

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Sliema Promenade – Ghar Id-Dud – (Ref: pfm130164)

The early sun rising over the colourful Sliema Promenade hosting the ‘Sliema Street Arts Festival 2013’, the same location which in the past years welcomed merry makers into the popular ‘Chalet’ between 1926 and 1959. Coloured Festivals in collaboration with Add More Colors and the Sliema Local Council this year transformed the 3km Sliema Promenade into a melting pot of art, dance and music with artists, locals and visitors enjoying the weekend side by side.     Attracting a wide range of local & international artists, artworks will included traditional...

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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay (Tat-Tarag) – (Ref: pfm130163)

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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay (Tat-Tarag) – (Ref: pfm130163)

This panoramic shot of Ghajn Tuffieha Bay and the derelict Riviera Martinique Hotel during a wintry afternoon gives a very different perspective of the beautiful golden and sandy bay which we enjoy during Summer time. Ghajn Tuffieha is generally translated to “The Apple’s Eye“, however (and I stand to go against general perception here) as a small kid I remember getting my hands on a very old book of fables which contained a short story of fairies living on the small island of Malta in a place where a magical apple tree grew right in the middle of a spring of water. In...

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Birgu and Isla from Valletta (Ref: pfm130162)

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Birgu and Isla from Valletta (Ref: pfm130162)

A view of two of the three cities (Birgu and Isla) from Valletta.   Location Map for Birgu and Isla: View Birgu and Isla in a larger...

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Balluta Bay – St.Julians (Ref: pfm130160)

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Balluta Bay – St.Julians (Ref: pfm130160)

  A wide panoramic image of the popular Balluta Bay in St.Julian’s with the Neo-Gothic Church and Balluta Buildings towards the right of the image and contrasting recently built structures on the left.   Balluta Bay Balluta Bay is a bay on the northeast coast of Malta within St. Julian’s. It is a popular recreation spot used for swimming, diving, and water sports, with a triangular pjazza surrounded by cafés and shaded by Judas trees. Its skyline is dominated by the neo-gothic Carmelite Parish Church and the stunning art nouveau Balluta Buildings, which are apartment...

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Bingemma Chapel Of Our Lady Of Itria (Ref: pfm130159)

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Bingemma Chapel Of Our Lady Of Itria (Ref: pfm130159)

The Chapel of Our Lady of Itria is dedicated to Our Lady of Hodegitria (The Lady of the Way). It was built between 1671 and 1673 by Baron Stanislaw Xara few steps away from another chapel dedicated to the Blessed VIrgin Mary of Itria which was built in 1600 and that was later demolished when the present one was built. The emblem that appears on the facade (a coat of arms with three trees) is that of Baron Stansislaw Xara. The chapel consists of a church, a small sacristy built alongside the church and a small room over the sacristy. The church today is in the hands of the Missionary Society...

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Fomm Ir-Rih Bay (Ref: pfm130158)

Posted in Malta, Malta - North, Sea, Sky, Sun, Wide Format

Fomm Ir-Rih Bay (Ref: pfm130158)

The deep reds and blue of a lovely Mediterranean sunset falling over Fomm Ir-Rih Bay, limits of Bahrija Malta. Fomm ir-Rih is one of the wildest and most secluded beaches in Malta Fomm Ir-Rih Bay lies near Bahrija and it is the most isolated and wildest beach on Malta but also one of the most beautiful ones. Fomm Ir-Rih is pebbly and is favourite among snorkelers, divers and to people who like secluded beaches. Fomm Ir-Rih Bay’s remote beach offers fantastic views of cliffs, valleys, deep blue Mediterranean Sea as well as peace and tranquillity and is well worth a visit. Fomm Ir-Rih Bay’s...

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