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Tigne Point – (Ref: pfm130167)

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Tigne Point – (Ref: pfm130167)

  This shot features Tigne Point from Valletta side, showing Tigne apartments, ‘The Chop House’ and ‘La Cucina Del Sol’ restaurants as well as part of Tigne Fort.     Location Map for Tigne Point:   View Tigne Point Restaurants in a larger...

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Sunset from Cafe Del Mar – (Ref: pfm130166)

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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)

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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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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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Fungus Rock in Dwejra – Gozo (Ref: pfm120157)

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Fungus Rock in Dwejra – Gozo (Ref: pfm120157)

A panoramic image of the Fungus Rock (locally known as “Il-Gebla Tal-General” – “The General’s Rock”) in Dwejra Gozo, just opposite the popular Azure Window. A fungus, Fungus Gaulitanus, which grows on the rock had medicinal qualities and this fungus was used by the Knights of St. John. They valued the fungus so much that they guarded the island. A penalty of death was imposed on any one trying to steal the fungus. Because the cliffs of the island are shear and high, the knights erected a man carrying hoist system between the island and the land, to...

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