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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


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The New Breakwater Bridge ©360 viewsJune 2012Prefect
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St Anne's Square ©342 viewsNow adorned with a metallic origami thingy to glorify the EU.Prefect
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St Bartholomew Hospital397 viewsNot far from TH. History of Leprosy in Malta.Prefect
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Sitting on the wall is prohibited ...394 viewsMdina 2012 ©Prefect
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... Not like in the good old days!498 viewsMdina 1960 ©Prefect
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New Parliament Building ©387 viewsAnother Renzo Piano design. The stone cladding will put the Duckworths to shame!Prefect
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Saluting Battery ©386 viewsBeing readied for a posh dinner. June 2012.Prefect
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The Old Fishmarket468 viewsItself a 1953 copy of the original, was demolished in 1978 to make way for the Valletta Ring Road.Prefect
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Ouch!472 viewsThe Tritons Fountain was damaged in 1978 by staging erected for a political event.
Not repaired until 1987.
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Rockyvale 2012 ©493 viewsNow a closed & derelict events venue, there are plans for a massive redevelopment of the whole valley up to the regional road.Prefect
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Rockyvale 2012 ©557 viewsNo roller skating these days.Prefect
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Villa Portelli, Kalkara. ©809 viewsResidence of the CinC Med from 1961 (after Admiralty House closed) and FO/CBF Malta from 1968 to 1979.
Now the Maritime Institute.
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Gerri in her Shop ©531 viewsIf you are in the area, do pop in for a balloon or something.
Corner of Triq l-Imsell with Triq it Turisti, Bugibba.
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New Barrakka Lift ©718 viewsDue to open next year.4 commentsPrefect
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New Barrakka Lift ©547 viewsWorks in Progress.Prefect
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Fort Ricasoli ©424 viewsPrefect
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Fort Ricasoli ©538 viewsMain Gate & St Nicholas Chapel.Prefect
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Fort Ricasoli ©495 viewsIts crumbling into the sea.Prefect
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Fort Ricasoli © 462 viewsThe gate was open so I wandered in and managed a few shots before being firmly, if politely, escorted out.Prefect
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Kalkara ©389 viewsPrefect
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Salvatore Gate Kalkara ©451 viewsProviding a cool parking space.
As it was.
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Open for Business ©410 viewsPrefect
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Gerri's Party Shop, Bugibba.529 viewsShameless advert for the new family business!Prefect
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Australia Hall 2011527 viewsA Grade 2 Listed Building.
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Australia Hall 2011402 viewsWot no roof?
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Military Bay & Ghajn Tuffieha Camp587 viewsLate 1960sPrefect
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Paceville, Dragonara & St George's Bay461 viewsLate 1960sPrefect
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Portomaso816 viewsThe new Hilton complete with Marina, Tower & Luxury Apartments.
Photo from The Alexandra Hotel.
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Spinola1830 viewsAs you may not have seen it before.
Photo courtesy of Frank Salt.
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The Hilton & Spinola468 viewsLate 1960sPrefect
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Sliema Sea Front Panorama452 viewsLate 1960s. And yes you can see the join.Prefect
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Mgarr 1953378 viewsPrefect
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