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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Then & Now
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English Curtain 2012 ©417 viewsAnd the Jews' Sally Port which has been enlarged since this time.
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Is Nothing Sacred? ©366 viewsSt Angelo is now used for adverts. PrefectJul 31, 2012
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The Lighthouse being spruced up ©340 viewsPrefectJul 30, 2012
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The New Breakwater Bridge ©318 viewsMost Grockle Boats have to go the long way round.PrefectJul 30, 2012
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The New Breakwater Bridge ©337 viewsIt is now open to the public but you are not allowed onto the Breakwater - it says here. And no fishing either.PrefectJul 30, 2012
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The New Breakwater Bridge ©360 viewsJune 2012PrefectJul 30, 2012
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St Anne's Square ©343 viewsNow adorned with a metallic origami thingy to glorify the EU.PrefectJul 24, 2012
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St Bartholomew Hospital398 viewsNot far from TH. History of Leprosy in Malta.PrefectJul 21, 2012
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Sitting on the wall is prohibited ...395 viewsMdina 2012 ©PrefectJul 20, 2012
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... Not like in the good old days!499 viewsMdina 1960 ©PrefectJul 20, 2012
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New Parliament Building ©387 viewsAnother Renzo Piano design. The stone cladding will put the Duckworths to shame!PrefectJul 14, 2012
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Saluting Battery ©386 viewsBeing readied for a posh dinner. June 2012.PrefectJul 14, 2012
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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.PrefectJul 13, 2012
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Ouch!473 viewsThe Tritons Fountain was damaged in 1978 by staging erected for a political event.
Not repaired until 1987.
1 commentsPrefectJul 13, 2012
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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.PrefectJul 10, 2012
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Rockyvale 2012 ©557 viewsNo roller skating these days.PrefectJul 10, 2012
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Villa Portelli, Kalkara. ©810 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 ©719 viewsDue to open next year.4 commentsPrefectJul 02, 2012
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New Barrakka Lift ©547 viewsWorks in Progress.PrefectJul 02, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli ©425 viewsPrefectJun 29, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli ©538 viewsMain Gate & St Nicholas Chapel.PrefectJun 29, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli ©495 viewsIts crumbling into the sea.PrefectJun 27, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli © 463 viewsThe gate was open so I wandered in and managed a few shots before being firmly, if politely, escorted out.PrefectJun 27, 2012
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Kalkara ©389 viewsPrefectJun 27, 2012
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Salvatore Gate Kalkara ©451 viewsProviding a cool parking space.
As it was.
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Open for Business ©411 viewsPrefectJun 12, 2012
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Gerri's Party Shop, Bugibba.529 viewsShameless advert for the new family business!PrefectJun 08, 2012
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Australia Hall 2011527 viewsA Grade 2 Listed Building.
© John Clark
2 commentsPrefectMay 09, 2012
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Australia Hall 2011402 viewsWot no roof?
© John Clark
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Military Bay & Ghajn Tuffieha Camp587 viewsLate 1960sPrefectApr 27, 2012
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Paceville, Dragonara & St George's Bay462 viewsLate 1960sPrefectApr 27, 2012
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