This is one of the five public gardens found in the village of Zejtun. Gnien San Girgor was built in the early 70s. It's the biggest garden found in Zejtun and enjoys one of the most magnificent views of the southeast of Malta. In this garden one finds an open theatre.
Malta is a southern European country and consists of an archipelago situated centrally in the Mediterranean Sea
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Autumn views from the southern village of Birzebbuga
The first people who inhabited Birzebbuga were the Phoenicians. They chose this part of Malta because the southern part of the island was the first land to be found when coming from the east, and the bay, which is called Marsaxlokk offered substantial sheltered inlets for their ships.
Birzebbugia is a flourishing, but small, seaside resort not far from Marsaxlokk. It has been a popular bathing spot for Maltese holiday-makers for decades. In more recent years, the bay was artificially filled with sand recovered from the sea during dredging works for the nearby Freeport. Pretty Bay is now considered a sandy beach. It lies right in the town centre so there are plenty of shops and restaurants along the coastline. Outside Pretty Bay, towards St George's Bay, you'll find a rocky shore ideal for sun bathing and snorkeling. St George's Bay is a lovely inlet used by local fishermen who moor their boats there. The bay is a good venue for water sports such as windsurfing.
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Sunday, October 17, 2010
On the look out....
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Sunday, October 03, 2010
Malta's annual airshow
This was the 18th edition of the Malta International Airshow. Participants for this year's airshow were Belgian air components (2 x F16), French Air Force, German Navy, Greece Hellenic Air Force, Italy - Agusta Bell AB212 , Royal Netherlands Air Force, United Kingdom Royal Air Force, US Navy, and last but not least the Maltese Air Force.
If you would like to read more about the whole show and the planes here's the link http://www.maltairshow.com
These shots were taken by my husband while we were on the beach enjoying the last days of swimming :)
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