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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Then & Now
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HM the Queen visits Malta 1967 © 379 viewsIvanSep 10, 2013
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Bighi mid-1960s428 viewsNice shot of St Angelo, Kalkara Creek & Bighi. Interesting to compare this with a Google view. Spent good afternoons at Nigel Vaughan's house (his father was a Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander at Bighi). Wonderful garden with many fruits. Not there now - a marina instead! Google Map.2 commentsIvanSep 09, 2013
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Ken and Bunty Stubbs at Spinola Road, 1953 © 432 viewsOn the back it says "Exeter House, Spinola Road "1 commentsdfssSep 07, 2013
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Somewhere in Valletta, early 1950s © 579 viewsFrom my parents' album, please identify ..... (Kingsway).3 commentsdfssSep 07, 2013
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The Gut 2012 © 412 viewsStrait Street - altogether a more wholesome place now.IvanSep 05, 2013
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Tourist Advert 1959300 viewsPrefectSep 04, 2013
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The Gut 1967472 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.2 commentsPrefectSep 03, 2013
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Mayflower on Ghajn Thuffieha beach, 1952430 viewsAt least that is what it says on the back of the photo !2 commentsdfssAug 27, 2013
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 2012441 viewsSee Prefect's earlier pic of Ghajn Tuffieha and his remark about the steps. Not content with that, last time there we hiked to the small cave to the left just below the summit of the plateau, then on to Gnejna Bay. Believe me, those steps were a killer on the way back!1 commentsIvanAug 22, 2013
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967503 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefectAug 21, 2013
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Golden (Military) Bay 1967352 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.PrefectAug 20, 2013
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Golden Sands Hotel 1967348 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.PrefectAug 20, 2013
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Msida Creek392 viewsBeing reclaimed with post-war rubble.
From Edgar Vella.
PrefectAug 18, 2013
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Laferla Cross288 viewsThe Laferla Cross is a prestigious landmark located on a steep hill outside the village of Siggiewi, and was constructed in 1903 to commemorate the Holy Year. The work of Ġanni Mercieca from Naxxar and named after Reverend Paul Laferla, on whose initiative the cross was erected,PrefectAug 16, 2013
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Laferla Cross296 viewsPrefectAug 16, 2013
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The Magic Kiosk482 views1 commentsPrefectAug 11, 2013
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On the Siggiewi - Rabat Road409 viewsIts been there a long time but what's it all about? Further information welcome as I can't find it on Google.4 commentsPrefectAug 01, 2013
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The Inquisitor's Summer Palace323 viewsBuilt 1625, now a residence for the Prime Minister.PrefectJul 31, 2013
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Hay Wharf ©356 viewsFrom Msida Bastion.PrefectJul 23, 2013
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St Luke's ©297 viewsFrom Msida Bastion.PrefectJul 23, 2013
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The way to Msida Bastion Cemetery299 viewsPassing the Grand Hotel Excelsior, ignore this sign and take the next left instead.PrefectJul 22, 2013
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Msida Bastion Cemetery ©314 viewsVery nicely restored by Din l-Art Ħelwa.
In earlier times.
PrefectJul 22, 2013
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Ix Xaqqa ©308 viewsNear Ghar Lapsi.PrefectJul 21, 2013
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No3 Dock ©294 viewsPrefectJul 21, 2013
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No2 Dock ©275 viewsPrefectJul 19, 2013
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Dockyard Terrace ©354 viewsFrom the other end 1994.Nick WoodleyJul 17, 2013
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Fort St Angelo ©316 viewsRefurbished entrance.
Fort St Angelo
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Senglea ©305 viewsDestination of Excellence!PrefectJul 15, 2013
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Dockyard Terrace ©323 viewsPrefectJul 14, 2013
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No1 Dock ©321 viewsWorks in progress 85% funded by eu know who.PrefectJul 14, 2013
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St Elmo light is now green ... ©272 viewsPrefectJul 11, 2013
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.. whilst Ricasoli is red. ©270 viewsVery nautical. PrefectJul 11, 2013
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