Sky

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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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Dusk from Fort Ricasoli (Ref: pfm120150)

Posted in All Images, Malta, Malta - South, Night, Portfolio, Sea, Sky, Sun, Wide Format

Dusk from Fort Ricasoli (Ref: pfm120150)

Colorful display of last remaining light during dusk as seen from Fort Ricasoli in Kalkara. “The Ricasoli Fortification was built by the Knights during the period 1670-1693 as part of the defensive system to protect Grand Harbour. It was erected by Nicholas Cottoner, the grand master from (1663-1680), designed by Antonio Maurizio Valperga and named after Giovanni Francesco Ricasoli, who provided much of the finance. It continued as a military installation throughout British Rule, but suffered extensive damage during the siege of Malta in World War II. The internal buildings, including...

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Sunset over Ghajn Tuffieha (Ref: pfm120145)

Posted in All Images, Building, Malta, Malta - North, Portfolio, Sea, Sky, Sun, Wide Format, Wider Format

Sunset over Ghajn Tuffieha (Ref: pfm120145)

Sunset over Ghajn Tuffieha Tower and Radisson Golden Sands Hotel   Location Map:   View Ghajn Tuffieha Tower in a larger...

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Valletta – Sunrise at Breakwater Bridge (Ref: pfm120135)

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Valletta – Sunrise at Breakwater Bridge (Ref: pfm120135)

  First signs on sunrise on the horizon behind St.Elmo Breakwater Bridge in Valletta. Construction works of the original Breakwater in the Grand Harbour started in 1903.  It was built by the English firm of S. PEARSON & SON. The bridge, connecting Fort St Elmo with the breakwater, was completed in 1906.  It was destroyed in 1941 in an attack by the Italian navy. The original pillars are still standing and are scheduled. It was officially opened in 1910.     Location Map:   View Breakwater Bridge – Valletta in a larger...

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Valletta – Dawn at Breakwater Bridge (Ref: pfm120134)

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Valletta – Dawn at Breakwater Bridge (Ref: pfm120134)

  A fishing boat returning back at dawn after an early fishing trip, passing underneath the breakwater bridge in Valletta. The three cities may be seen in the background. Location Map: View Breakwater Bridge – Valletta in a larger...

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Valletta – Dawn at Breakwater Bridge (Ref: pfm120133)

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Valletta – Dawn at Breakwater Bridge (Ref: pfm120133)

  The first rays of dawn appearing behind the breakwater bridge in Valletta, with part of Fort St.Elmo showing towards the right of the photo. The foundation stone of the breakwater in the Grand Harbour was laid by King Edward VII on the 20th April 1903 when Malta was under the British rule. Traditionally, in earlier times, the wide entrance to Grand Harbour was protected by a heavy chain which ran across the mouth of the harbour from Fort Saint Elmo to Fort Ricasoli, and which served to keep enemy ships out of harbour. However, by the turn of the twentieth century, better protection was...

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