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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Then & Now
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Fort Ricasoli 1996455 views2 commentsMartin PowellFeb 01, 2012
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Caption Competition559 views19744 commentsPrefectJan 30, 2012
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Ta'Xbiex 1960s661 viewsFrom a 1965 Calendar.5 commentsMartin PowellJan 28, 2012
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These we have loved371 viewsMartin PowellJan 27, 2012
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Dragonara Palace Casino 1967495 viewsMartin PowellJan 25, 2012
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Television arrived in 1957379 viewswith RAI broadcasts for which you needed a high aerial.
MTV (not that one) started in 1962.
Malta Broadcasting
PrefectJan 24, 2012
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Mellieha Bay Hotel481 viewsBuilt 1969 for Thomsons.PrefectJan 22, 2012
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Terrace at Cospicua440 viewsBuilt 1955 above St Theresa Tunnel.
Not sure whether its still there.
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Golden Sands Hotel 468 viewsConstruction started 1965. Overlooking the Cote d'Or Hotel.
Both now replaced with even bigger monstrosities.
PrefectJan 21, 2012
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Sheraton Hotel Paceville487 viewsOpened 1967 in the grounds of Dragonara Palace.PrefectJan 18, 2012
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Ramla Bay Hotel Marfa430 viewsOpened 1967.PrefectJan 18, 2012
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Hilton Hotel Paceville479 viewsOpened 1967 on the site of Spinola Battery.PrefectJan 18, 2012
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Marsascala415 viewsBEA publicity shotPrefectJan 18, 2012
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Marsaxlokk Bay408 viewsOS Map 1970 Copyright HMSO.PrefectJan 17, 2012
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Blue Grotto 2009384 viewsPrefectJan 14, 2012
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Stormy Sky over Senglea 1961495 viewsA superb image taken by a most valued contributor.3 commentsOldBatJan 12, 2012
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HRH at Tigne Point433 viewsDecember 1949PrefectJan 08, 2012
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Happy New Merry527 viewsWith acknowledgements to John J Cassar2 commentsPrefectDec 23, 2011
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National War Memorial 437 viewsOriginally erected nearby in 1938, it was moved to this site in line with a widened St Anne Street in 1949.PrefectDec 18, 2011
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The Tritons Fountain487 viewsUnder constuction in 1959.PrefectDec 15, 2011
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The Manderaggio682 viewsA hole dug in Valletta by the Order, intended as a dock but not completed, became a notorious slum until cleared in 1948 and replaced with Government housing.PrefectDec 15, 2011
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Farsons New Brewery710 viewsAt Mriehel, opened 1950.1 commentsPrefectDec 04, 2011
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Marshall Court501 viewsBuilt 1950. Named after the Fleet Civil Engineer.PrefectDec 04, 2011
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Pieta Creek467 viewsWas shortened & narrowed in 1952 to make more room for motor cars.PrefectNov 30, 2011
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Msida Parish Church415 views... until 1951 when the head of the creek was reclaimed to create this avenue.
Malta's first roundabout followed in 1952.
PrefectNov 29, 2011
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Msida Parish Church476 viewsUsed to be on the waterfront ...PrefectNov 29, 2011
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Mad Dogs & Englishmen425 viewsPrefectNov 27, 2011
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Books about Malta351 viewsAuthor Rosanne Dingli brings these to your attention.
They are both available as eBooks for any sort of device, and also as lovely paperbacks.
See more here.
PrefectNov 27, 2011
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Roughers at Sliema Point396 viewsPrefectNov 25, 2011
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Roughers at Ghar id-Dud364 viewsPrefectNov 21, 2011
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St Paul on his Island322 viewsPrefectNov 20, 2011
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Hassan's Cave346 views1960sPrefectNov 18, 2011
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