Sun

Posts in this category include images of the sun, eg: sunset, sunrise etc.

Filfla (Ref: pfm110174)

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

Filfla (Ref: pfm110174)

  The wintry sun rays passing through the clouds over Filfla. Filfla is a small, barren, uninhabited islet 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) south of Malta, and is the most southerly point of the Maltese Archipelago. Filfoletta, a small rocky islet some 100 metres (328 feet) southwest of Filfla, has the southernmost point of Malta. The name is believed to come from filfel, the Arabic for a peppercorn. Filfla has an area of just 6 hectares (15 acres) and is a crumbling flat-topped limestone plateau surrounded by 60 metres (197 feet) high cliffs. Three species of sea birds breed on the islet: the...

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Sunset from Cafe Del Mar – (Ref: pfm130166)

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

Sunset from Cafe Del Mar – (Ref: pfm130166)

A lovely panoramic view of the sun setting over St.Paul’s Islands as seen from Café del Mar, forming part of the Malta National Aquarium complex. An extract from the Café’s online page says “Designed by one of Malta’s foremost designers, Mark Pace, Café del Mar sits magnificently at the water’s edge. The design is all about the sea and Mediterranean sunsets. The infinity pool reaches out into the clear blue waters. The seating area and pool deck have unobstructed panoramic views of the sea. The design is simple, predominantly white to fully compliment the natural...

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

Posted in All Images, Malta, Malta - Center, Portfolio, Sun, Wide Format, Wider Format

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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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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Fort Bingemma L/O Mgarr Malta (Ref: pfm120156)

Posted in All Images, Building, Malta, Malta - North, Sun, Wide Format, Wider Format, Widest Format

Fort Bingemma L/O Mgarr Malta (Ref: pfm120156)

  The last rays of a summer evening sun falling over the once watchful Fort Bingemma limits of Mgarr Malta. Fort Bingemma is an irregularly-shaped (polygonal), single-storey fort, 750m above sea level. The fort was protected to the north by the cliff face and on the landward side by a vertical ditch which was narrow enough to protect it from distant fire. The fort was completed in 1878 and had 3 heavy guns with an arc of fire of 210 degrees and which covered the ridges to the nort-east and the sea approach on the north-west. The hidden entrance is built on a bridge that can be lifed with...

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Sunset in Xlendi – Gozo (Ref: pfm120153)

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Sunset in Xlendi – Gozo (Ref: pfm120153)

  A lovely panoramic shot of the sun setting over Xlendi on an calm summer evening. Ix-Xlendi is a village in Malta situated in the south west of the island of Gozo. The name is probably derived from the word “xelandion”, a type of Byzantine vessel which may have anchored in the port. It is surrounded by the villages of Munxar, Fontana and Kerċem. Xlendi falls under Munxar for administrative purposes,though it does have its own coat of arms and motto. This village has a great topography with quite steep cliffs on the side and a valley on the back which takes rain water from...

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