Sun

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

Dusk from Fort Ricasoli (Ref: pfm120150)

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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 The Water’s Edge (Ref: pfm120136)

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Valletta – Sunrise At The Water’s Edge (Ref: pfm120136)

Early morning sunrise at the base of Valletta’s bastions close to the water’s edge. At the distance one can notice the breakwater in Valletta and the three cities. 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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Sunrise Over Saint Georges Bay (Ref: pfm110102)

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Sunrise Over Saint Georges Bay (Ref: pfm110102)

  A solemn early morning sunrise over Saint George’s bay on a cloudy day. Share

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